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: 8


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The copper, which is in contact with the stainless steel, is an extremely good conductor of heat. Thus, the heat becomes more evenly distributed throughout the bottom, making it easy to transfer the energy to the stainless steel. Furthermore, the copper creates more even heating.
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