This item is an annotated homework problem relating to thermodynamics for introductory physics students. The author provides explicit explanations of the steps required to find the final temperature of a material being heated, given the mass, initial temperature, specific heat, and amount of heat added.
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%0 Electronic Source %A Maloney, David %D August 3, 2007 %T David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 1-Specific Heat %V 2015 %N 1 February 2015 %8 August 3, 2007 %9 text/html %U http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex1.html
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