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Unformatted text preview: 1. 1. Accepted Value = J/cal 2. Percent difference = ___ ___ ___ % Phys320 Lab Page 2 Experiment 2 Physics 320 Experiment 2 continued Questions 7. Was the thermal energy gained by the water greater, the same as, or less than the electrical energy dissipated by the resistor? 8. The heating resistor is rated at 10 ohms and 1 watt. What percentage of the power rating was used during this activity? Why didn’t the resistor burn up? 9. What are some factors that could account for the percent difference between the experimental and the accepted values for the electrical equivalent of heat? Phys320 Lab Page 3 Experiment 2...
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