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Investigation 1

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Full report for the topic "how a kettle boils". Aims to calculate specific heat capacity by using a kettle and timing how long it takes to boil certain volumes of water.

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Investigation 1
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Heat transfer Thermodynamics State functions Cooking appliances Teaware Kettle Heat Temperature Water heating Thermodynamic temperature
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Heat transfer Thermodynamics State functions Cooking appliances Teaware Kettle Heat Temperature Water heating Thermodynamic temperature
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Risks: (table – given) Risk rating with existing Tasks Hazards Associated risks (Step 3) (Step 4) controls * Existing risk controls (Step 5) C L R Plugging kettle in Receiving • Make sure chord to kettle is not frayed, and 4 E M electric is in good repair. If it is shock from not do not use it. power point • Make sure nearby surfaces and hands are dry before plugging in kettle Filling kettle Slipping on spilt water electrocution • Mop up any spills as soon as they occur to prevent yourself or other people slipping in them. 3 D M Heating water in kettle Injury from fall such as knocking head • Keep the lid of the kettle closed while heating the water • Keep hands away from kettle spout as water is heated 2 C M Emptying hot kettle Being burnt from hot steam ...
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