Practice Problems
Heat Transfer Methods
Directions:
On this worksheet you will investigate properties of
the three heat transfer methods
.
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Question 1
Which method of heat transfer involves actual particles circulating from one region to another?
radiation
convection
conduction
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Question 2
Which heat transfer method can take place without a medium, that is, in a vacuum?
conduction
radiation
convection
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Question 3
Newton's Law of Cooling allows us to calculate the rate at which the temperature difference between a hot object and the ambient room temperature changes with the passage of time. T
_{diff}
= T
_{o}
e
^{-kt}
. At time t = 0, the original temperature difference between a hot solid and the ambient room temperature is 59.1 ºC. If the temperature difference drops to half that value in 16.3 seconds, what is the value of the decay constant, k?
0.0613 per second
0.0279 per second
0.0425 per second
0.0235 per second
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Question 4
At what time will the temperature difference equal 13.6ºC?
30.7 sec
34.6 sec
24.5 sec
51.8 sec
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Question 5
An incandescent black body has a peak wavelength of 493 nm when its temperature is 5882 Kelvin. What would be the temperature of a second blackbody radiator that has a peak wavelength of 394.4 nm?
4706 Kelvin
5981 Kelvin
7353 Kelvin
5800 Kelvin
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Question 6
Compare the rate at which energy is given off by the second black body in Question #5 which has a peak wavelength of 394.4 nm to the first black body which has a peak wavelength of 493 nm.
2.4 : 1
1.1 : 1
1.6 : 1
1.2 : 1
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Question 7
If two other incandescent solids are at the same temperature, but one has a surface area that is 5 times greater, how would the radiant power of the larger black body compare to the rate at which energy is emitted by the smaller black body?
it would be 25 times greater
it would be 1.50 times smaller
it would be 5 times greater
it would be 625 times greater
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Question 8
One end of a 59.1-cm copper rod (
a
= 385 W/mK) is placed in 100 grams of cold water at a temperature of 3.26 ºC. The other end is placed in the flame of a bunsen burner at a temperature of 978 ºC. If the rod has a radius of 0.5 cm, then what is the initial rate at which heat is conducted along the rod?
19.9 J/sec
49.9 J/sec
13.0 J/sec
73.3 J/sec
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Question 9
If a second copper rod has the same length as the rod in Question #8 but has a radius of 0.115 cm, how would the rate of conductivity be changed?
it would increase by a factor of 19
it would decease by a factor of 0.0529
it would decease by a factor of 0.230
it would not change
it would increase by a factor of 4
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Question 10
If a third copper rod has the same radius as the rod in Question #8, but a length of 82.74 cm, how would the rate of conductivity be changed?
it would be 2.5% as great
it would be 40% as great
it would be 60% as great
it would be 16.0% as great
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Question 11
A 350 watt immersion heater is used to heat a cup of water containing 180 grams of water and a piece of ice. The cup is made of styrofoam which is an insulator and does not give up or receive heat. If it takes 2.80 minutes for the heater to bring the contents of the cup from 0ºC to 65ºC, how much ice was originally present? Here are some constants: c
_{ice}
= 2093 J/kgºC, c
_{water}
=4186 J/kgºC, L
_{f}
= 334 kJ/kg
16.3 grams
25.9 grams
36.3 grams
45.9 grams
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