Experiment 11

Experiment 11 - Questions 1)

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Questions 1) Given what you know about specific heat of various substances, why are pots and  pans made of metal? Pots and pans are made of metal because they conduct heat which heats up the  substance in your pot/pan.  2) Explain the difference between specific heat and heat capacity.  One of the  differences is one of these is an intensive property and the other is an extensive  property.  Which is which and why? Heat capacity C of a substance is the amount of heat required to change its temperature  by one degree, and has units of energy per degree. Heat capacity is extensive because  is does depend on the amount of a substance  The specific heat (also called specific heat capacity), which is the amount of heat  required to change the temperature of one unit of mass of a substance by one 
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course CHE 1120 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '10 term at St. John's.

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