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Unformatted text preview: Physics 320 Experiment 1 continued c = .0122 4. From the exponential fit, what is the time constant of the thermometer? t = 1/.0122=82s Questions 1. How long should I wait to be sure that the thermometer temperature is the same as the room temperature? I would wait for atleast a 5 time constant which would be 410 seconds in this instant. 2. Would I have to wait as long if I placed the hot thermometer in room temperature water? No. Phys320 Lab Page 2 Experiment 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course PHYS 320 taught by Professor Danielhale during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Chicago.
- Spring '11