Optional Practical: Variable power heater

IB Physics: Optional Practical: Variable power heater

In this practical a fixed mass of water will be heated with a 12V electric water heater connected to a variable power supply. By measuring the power supplied to the water and the rate of change of temperature it is possible to find the specific heat capacity of water.What is the relationship between the power of a heater and the rate of change of temperature?Independent variable: PowerDependent variable: Rate of change...


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