Unformatted text preview: course. 3. You and friend decide to go on vacation. You manage to rent a cabin high in the Rockies for some skiing. While staying there, you get hungry, and decide to cook dinner. Being a poor college student, you decide to cook some pasta. You fill a pot with some water, and set it on the stove to boil. The pot you pick just happens to have a thermometer and calorimeter attached to it. At some point, the water begins to boil. You consider adding a little bit of oil to the water, to prevent the pasta from clumping, but decide not to, but your roommate might decide otherwise. It’s quite cold up in the Rockies in winter, so you worry about the pipes freezing over. If that does happen, you could always use ice form outside to get water for cooking, but gas is expensive, so you would prefer another way to melt the ice if possible....
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- Spring '10
- Thermodynamics, Van Ness, Rockies, Engineering 141- Thermodynamics