Heat capacity © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Heat capacity

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Heat capacity is introduced as a physical substance variable and the associated measurement method, calorimetry, is presented.

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2016-12-08
First, the information sheet gives a general definition of heat capacity. Then it goes into the special status of water’s heat capacity and presents a measurement method for heat capacities, known as calorimetry. In conclusion, it points out the significance of heat capacity for heat stores.
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Chemistry; Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Heat; State of aggregation; Water
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