Specific heat-tjs - final ±0.2˚C Specific Heat of Bronze Trial 1 0.136 0.017 0.373 100.0 22.5 24.8 0.360 Jkg-1 K-1 Trial 2 0.136 0.017 0.375

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1. Gather all materials 2. Mass the metal, cup, and cup filled with water. 3. Boil a 250mL beaker filled with water. 4. Measure the temperature of the water filled in the cup. 5. Place the metal in the boiling water. 6. Let the water sit and restart boiling. 7. Insert thermometer through the small hole on a foam cup. 8. Take out the metal and place in the Styrofoam cup that contains water. 9. Place the Styrofoam cup containing the thermometer on top. 10. All the water to sit until the thermometer comes to a stop. Record the data. 11. Redo steps 2-10 until the table below is filled out. Raw Data: Mass (Bronze) ±0.001kg Mass (Cup) ±0.001kg Mass (Cup w/ Water) ±0.001kg Temperature (Bronze) ±0.2˚C Temperature (Water initial) ±0.2˚C Temperature (Water
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Unformatted text preview: final) ±0.2˚C Specific Heat of Bronze Trial 1 0.136 0.017 0.373 100.0 22.5 24.8 0.360 Jkg-1 K-1 Trial 2 0.136 0.017 0.375 100.0 27.4 29.2 Trial 3 0.136 0.017 0.372 100.0 23.5 25.1 Processing Raw Data: Equations used: Q lost =Q gained Q=mc∆T mc∆T=mc∆T Example of Processing: Trial One: mc∆T=mc∆T (0.136kg)(c)(100-22.5˚C)=(0.373-0.017kg)(4186Jkg-1K-1 )(24.8-22.5˚C) 10540(c)=3427496.8 c=0.325Jkg-1 K-1 Relative Error Example: RE= (0.192)x(0.325)= 0.057 0.325±0.057Jkg-1 K-1 % Difference = (experiment – actual)/actual (0.325-0.360)/0.360)(100%)= 9.7% Processed Data: Specific Heat (Jkg-1 K-1 ) Difference (%) Trial 1 0.325±0.057 9.7 Trial 2 0.280±0.067 22 Trial 3 0.233±0.056 35...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MATH 132 taught by Professor Julies during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Specific heat-tjs - final ±0.2˚C Specific Heat of Bronze Trial 1 0.136 0.017 0.373 100.0 22.5 24.8 0.360 Jkg-1 K-1 Trial 2 0.136 0.017 0.375

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