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Water bath with controlled temperature

  1. Mar 16, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    I want to conduct an experiment where I want to maintain water temperature at a particular value. Its an experiment for a project and I have to do it at home. Is there any ideas of how I can keep the temperature constant(may be for 45 min). I have to do the experiment at temperatures above room temperature and I have to figure out how to do it. I also dont want to increase the amount of water (like mixing in more hot water, if temperature drops) Any ideas, please help. Thanks in advance. I would be doing the experiment with 1000 ml of water.
     
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  3. Mar 16, 2010 #2

    turbo

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    That's not too much water, so an aquarium heater might work for you, assuming you don't need the water too hot.
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 #3
    How tight a limit do you have on the temperature? How accurate is the thermometer that you are going to measure the temperature with?
     
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