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Specific heat capacity of a mystery metal

  1. Aug 11, 2009 #1
    i found the average specific heat of a metal through an experiment it is 200. my only problem now is identifying it. i have tried many website but can't find anything useful please make some suggestions
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  3. Aug 11, 2009 #2


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    You do not mention the units of the specific heat that you found. Perhaps your inability to find a match has to do with your use of unconventional units. I trust that you have checked your calculations and assumptions more than once.
  4. Aug 11, 2009 #3


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    What's the experimental error on that value? If you're looking for a perfect match, you won't find one because the error in these types of experiments can be quite large.
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