Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 14 - Heat - Questions: 5


Water having a large specific heat means that a kg of it absorbs/gives up a lot of thermal energy with a relatively small increase/decrease in temperature.

Work Step by Step

In other words, relatively large quantities of energy can be transported by water, making it an excellent and cheap fluid for heating systems.
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