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2) The heating resistor is rated at 10 ohms and 1 W. By how much was its power rating exceeded? Why didn’t the resistor burn up?
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so The resistor did not burn up due to it being submerged in water where its energy was transferred to the water via heat which exhibits the electrical equivalent of heat in joule heating. 3) What are some factors that could account for the percent error between the experimental and accepted values? Heat lost to the surrounding environment, faulty instruments, and inaccuracies in calibration or accepted values for resistance could all lead to our percent error. 0Results/Discussion: The goal of this lab was to determine if the conservation of energy applies when it goes from electrical to thermal energy. After coming up with an under 10% error, we can safely conclude that energy is conserved all throughout any energy process. Some sources of error in this lab would be that we most likely did not seal off the apparatus, which means that some heat could have escaped which would have skewed our data. Another source of error could be the equipment itself, the equipment is old and used over and over and is worn down so knowing if it is actually reading everything correctly or doing what it’s supposed to is not feasible. Appendix A
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Science Workshop Interface Banana Plugs Power Amplifier Temperature Sensor A B To Computer Capacitor Figure 1: Set up of the lab
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