Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 16 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 299: 7


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The Aluminum absorbs the heat well, and its heat capacity is relatively low. Thus, only a small amount of the heat of the liquid is transferred to the Aluminum, but its ability to absorb heat allows it to maintain a similar temperature to the liquid. This helps create an equilibrium.
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