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ERIC Number: EJ829067
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0807
Dynamic Calorimetry for Students
Kraftmakher, Yaakov
European Journal of Physics, v28 n2 p351-358 Mar 2007
A student experiment on dynamic calorimetry is described. Dynamic calorimetry is a powerful technique for calorimetric studies, especially at high temperatures and pressures. A low-power incandescent lamp serves as the sample. The ScienceWorkshop data-acquisition system with DataStudio software from PASCO Scientific displays the results of the measurements and calculations. During a 15 ms heating run, the heating rate amounts to 100 000 K s[superscript -1]. In one run, the specific heat of tungsten is determined in a temperature range encompassing more than 1000 K. (Contains 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A