Specific heat capacity

In this lesson we will be exploring the effects of adding energy to a system and its effect on temperature. We will look at how this leads to a definition of the property of specific heat capacity and how to calculate this for different materials.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which energy store is increased when an object is heated?

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Q2.What is the power of a motor that transfers 550 J of energy in 11s?

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Q3.Which of these is a correct equation for percentage efficiency?

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Q4.If a 0.75 efficient motor produces 150 W of useful power, what was the input power?

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Q5.Which of these are ways in which a motor lifting a crate could transfer energy less usefully? (select 4)

Select four (4) boxes

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Q6.Which material will have the lowest thermal conductivity?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which energy store is increased when an object is heated?

1/6

Q2.What is the power of a motor that transfers 550 J of energy in 11s?

2/6

Q3.Which of these is a correct equation for percentage efficiency?

3/6

Q4.If a 0.75 efficient motor produces 150 W of useful power, what was the input power?

4/6

Q5.Which of these are ways in which a motor lifting a crate could transfer energy less usefully? (select 4)

Select four (4) boxes

5/6

Q6.Which material will have the lowest thermal conductivity?

6/6

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Quiz:

Specific heat capacity

This quiz will test your understanding of specific heat capacity and earlier lessons from this topic.

Q1.The definition of temperature is:

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Q2.Which will have more energy in its thermal store?

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Q3.Which of these is the correct definition of power?

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Q4.What is the correct definition of specific heat capacity?

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Q5.How long would it take a 200 W motor to transfer 1000 J of energy?

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Q6.Which will require the most energy to raise its temperature by 2 ᵒC?

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Q7.How much energy is required to raise the temperature of 4 kg of water by 2 ᵒC? (c = 4200 J/kg ᵒC)

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Specific heat capacity

This quiz will test your understanding of specific heat capacity and earlier lessons from this topic.

Q1.The definition of temperature is:

1/7

Q2.Which will have more energy in its thermal store?

2/7

Q3.Which of these is the correct definition of power?

3/7

Q4.What is the correct definition of specific heat capacity?

4/7

Q5.How long would it take a 200 W motor to transfer 1000 J of energy?

5/7

Q6.Which will require the most energy to raise its temperature by 2 ᵒC?

6/7

Q7.How much energy is required to raise the temperature of 4 kg of water by 2 ᵒC? (c = 4200 J/kg ᵒC)

7/7

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