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Specific Heat

The specific heat is the amount of heat per unit mass required to raise the temperature by one degree Celsius.

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How Thermoses (Vacuum Flasks) Work

An excellent description of how Thermoses (Vacuum Flasks) work using heat transfer principles. From HowStuffWorks.com. An extremely good, informative site.

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Calorimetry - Measuring Heats of Reactions

Description of some calorimetry methods and calculation examples.

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Heat Of Vaporization

Equation for determining the latent heat of fusion. Grams and calories used.

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What is heat?

An introductory level definition of heat, with lots of extra information.

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Heat

A definition of the term heat with links to related topics such as the first law of thermodynamics. Includes examples and questions.

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Energy transfer and storage

An activity to explore energy transfer and storage

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Wilhelm Rontgen

Wilhelm Rontgen (1845 - 1913) first work was on the specific heats of gases and the thermal conductivity of crystals.

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Heat and Thermodynamics

Introductory page leading to many other pages on hyperphysics, each dealing with an aspect of heat and thermodynamics

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Heat

This site gives details of a series of demonstrations on illustrating heat, giving details of the set-up used and the safety hazards

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