Heat Energy Measurement I

Physics S S S 2 Second Term

Sub Theme: Conservation Principle


Heat Energy Measurement I

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

1. Explain the relationship between the heat supplied to a substance.

2. Explain the terms specific heat capacity and thermal capacity.

3. Explain why there is unequal rise in temperature for different substances of the same mass supplied with the same quantity of heat.

  1. Calculate unknown quantity of heat using the relations Q = MCDT when no change of state is involved.

Specific Heat Capacity


Specific heat capacity of a substance is the heat required to raise the temperature.... View More

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