Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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Purpose:To calculate specific heat of a known metal.
Procedure:A brass (or lead) ball is placed into boiling water to be heated to 100degC and submerged into a Styrofoam calorimeter with known amount of water. The temperature rise is then used to calculate the specific heat of the metal.