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Calorimetry Numericals class 10

In this post and its supporting posts, we will solve a set of Calorimetry Numericals for class 10. The problems are taken from Selina’s ICSE Class 10 Physics book. The solution link after each problem will lead you to the solution to the problem in a new tab of your browser.

45 g of water at 50o C in a beaker is cooled when 50 g of copper at 18 C is added to it. The contents are stirred till a final constant temperature is reached. Calculate the final temperature.

Calorimetry Numerical Question: 10 [from Selina ICSE class 10 Physics book exercise] 45 g of water at 50o C in a beaker is cooled when 50 g of copper at 18oC is added to it. The contents are stirred till a final constant temperature is reached. Calculate the final temperature. The specific heat capacity of copper […]

A mass of 50 g of a certain metal at 150° C is immersed in 100 g of water at 11° C. The final temperature is 20° C. Calculate the specific heat capacity of the metal.

Calorimetry numerical Question: 9 [reference: Selina ICSE class 10 Physics] A mass of 50 g of a certain metal at 150° C is immersed in 100 g of water at 11° C. The final temperature is 20° C. Calculate the specific heat capacity of the metal. Assume that the specific heat capacity of water is 4.2 J g-1 K-1. […]

An electric heater of power 600 W raises the temperature of 4.0 kg of a liquid from 10 C to 15 C in 100 s. Calculate: (i) the heat capacity of 4.0 kg of liquid

Calorimetry numerical Question: 7 [reference: Selina class 10 ICSE Physics] An electric heater of power 600 W raises the temperature of 4.0 kg of a liquid from 10.00C to 15.00C in 100 s. Calculate:(i) the heat capacity of 4.0 kg of liquid, and (ii) the specific heat capacity of liquid Solution: Power of heater P […]

A piece of iron of mass 2.0 kg has a heat capacity of 966 J K-1. Find (i) Heat energy needed to warm it by 15 degree C, and (ii) Its specific heat capacity in S.I unit.

Question: 3 A piece of iron of mass 2.0 kg has a heat capacity of 966 J K-1. Find(i) Heat energy needed to warm it by 15oC, and(ii) Its specific heat capacity in S.I unit. Solution: (i) We know that, Heat energy needed to raise the temperature by 150 C = heat capacity × change in temperature Heat […]

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