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Calorimetry(determination of specific heat capacity)

  1. Aug 14, 2011 #1

    esq

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    can we determine a specific heat of a sample by cooling it to the temperature of ice rather than heating it to the boiling point of water?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 15, 2011 #2
    why not?we have the"heat of vaporization" but we have the"heat of fusion",too
     
  4. Aug 15, 2011 #3

    esq

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    then, how to calculate the change of temperature of the sample?
    is it 0°C minus the final temperature?
     
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