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Computer Control of Low Temperature Specific Heat Measurement

  • G. Keeler
Part of the Springer Study Edition book series (SSE)

Abstract

The measurement of specific heat is, in principle, simple and straightforward, requiring the measurement of the temperature rise of a body of known mass when a measured quantity of heat is supplied to the body. The main practical difficulty is in avoiding or compensating for the heat losses to (or from) the surroundings.

Keywords

Heat Loss Heater Power Temperature Increment Analogue Input Simple Harmonic Oscillator 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

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  • G. Keeler

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