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Specific heat

Specific heat

The amount of energy (measured in calories or joules) needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a pure substance by one degree c.


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Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... If you have 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 ...

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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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Views: 1970

Re: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant

... mass (body size) of the animal though. that is why its called the mass specific metabolic rate (MSMR). For your example, a rat has smaller body ... by skin and fur) to volume ratio is large, it can loose a lot more heat. in order to survive and keep warm, it needs to rev up its metabolic ...

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by pathologicalliar
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant
Replies: 2
Views: 2325

Could anyone please help with these questions? (Bio)

... WALLS In order for water to become a vapor, there must be sufficient heat energy to A. Break its hydrogen bonds B. Break its covalent bonds C. lower its specific heat D. Raise its specific heat The distance of an orbiting electron from its nucleus ...

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by lindshastude
Tue May 01, 2012 3:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could anyone please help with these questions? (Bio)
Replies: 1
Views: 5561

BCYE agar plates and legionella culture

... with L-Cysteine, an essential amino acid incorporated to satisfy specific nutritional requirements of Legionella spp. Selective agents can ... pH to 6.9 with 1N KOH. 3. Add water to bring volume to 1000 mL. 4. Heat to boiling with stirring to dissolve. 5. Autoclave at 121C for 15 minutes. ...

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by LedBulb900Lumen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: BCYE agar plates and legionella culture
Replies: 3
Views: 2517

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... did liquid water form? It would have been in vapor form and the heat caused by the greenhouse gas of CO2 would not have allowed it to condense ... and religious beliefs (or how we perceive reality) rather than on specific scientific theories or the interpretation of religious scripture. ...

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by TheLoveLlama
Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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