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Name: Promiss
Status: Student
Grade: 6-8
Location: CA
Country: United States
Date: Spring 2010


Question:
How can you measure heat flow?



Replies:
Promiss,

Typically you do not measure heat flow directly; instead, you measure temperature changes in materials. If you know the heat capacity of the material, you can use the temperature change to calculate the heat that was transferred. If you take continuous temperature readings, you can calculate the heat flow in near-real-time.

Hope this helps,
Burr Zimmerman



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