[time-nuts] Mass vs BTU Function
jfor at quik.com
Thu Jan 27 20:47:05 UTC 2011
The heat capacity of an object is the "Heat Capacity" = M * Cp
M = Mass
Cp = Specific Heat (at constant pressure)
M = Vol * SG
SG = Specific Gravity ( = density/density of water)
So, Heat Capacity = Vol * SG * Cp
If you want to know how much heat is required to change tempo:
Heat = Vol * SG * Cp * (delta T) - all in same unit system of course.
> Please help me with this physics question.
> If one has a given cube, say 2 x 2 x 2 inches. And one has the choice of
> aluminum, copper, or lead (just for an example). Will each store or hold
> the same amount of BTUs or does the density make a difference?
> IF the density makes a difference, can someone give me the approximate
> The practical end of this question is consideration of thermal mass
> surrounding an oscillator,
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