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PHYS 1101 Investigation 1

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Report 1: Using a kettle to calculate the specific heat of water Aim The most important aim of this investigation is to calculate the specific heats of water by series of experiments and repeating measurement. Then, the experiment had shown the electrical power can transfer into heat which implied the energy can be transfered to other forms in specific condition.

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Cooking appliances Physics Kettle Teaware Temperature Measuring instruments Thermometer Heat Cookware and bakeware Equipment Behavior
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Then, the experiment had shown the electrical power can transfer into heat which implied the energy can be transfered to other forms in specific condition. Risk Assessment Although the experiment looks simple, it still has some risk that is shown above. And the whole experiment will be proceed under the risk controls recommended in the assessment. 1 ________________ Leyi chen z5023758 PHYS1110 Experimental set up The photo shows the experimental set up. Result Volume (L) = Mass (kg)1 Time 1 (s) Time 2 (s) Time 3 (s) 2 Average time (s) 0.8 165 164 157 162 1 188 193 191 191 1.2 219 215 219 218 1.4 253 250 251 251 1.6 284 282 289 285 It assumes the initial temperature of water is 25°C, and the wattage of kettle is equal to (1850w+2200...
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