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Heat capacity

Heat capacity

(Science: chemistry) The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of an object by one degree Celsius (or Kelvin), it is represented by the symbol c and is given in units of J/K.


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Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... 70 kg person, he or she contains about 42 kg of water. The specific heat capacity of water is ~4200 J/kg.°C. If that person has temperature of 37°C (of course the peripherals ...

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by JackBean
Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:41 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
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Re: Organism that create or supress water

... properties than the reactants (color, density, thermal conductivity, heat capacity, etc.).

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by jonmoulton
Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:32 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organism that create or supress water
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Please help with my work

1. you second answer is correct (plus they are hydrophobic) 3. a high heat capacity; doesn't change much; b on the microscale the water may buffer changes in temperature ...

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by JackBean
Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please help with my work
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But since the efficiency is not 100%, where is the heat going inside your cells? As said, it's lost as heat. And for ETC - the reason ... can still occur without oxygen? Could be. The point is, there is high enough capacity to reoxidize the coffactors by lactate dehydrogenase. However, when there ...

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by JackBean
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular Respiration help
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Re: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... with what they're attracted to (i.e. 'flip polarities') this emotional capacity to retain a neonatal mind into adulthood, is simultaneously accompanied ... degrades the ordered state of systems, what's known as entropy or 'heat loss,' and then is able to turn this change into information so that ...

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by Promethean
Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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