Essays Tagged: "Kelvin"


, it took liquid helium to get extremelylow temperatures to make a substance superconduct, around 4 kelvins. Thatwasn't very far from absolute Zero (The theoretical temperature at which theatoms and m ... substance lose all of their frantic heat-dependentenergy and at which all resistance stops short.) Kelvin believed that electronstravelling in a conductor would come to a complete stop as the tempera ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Cryogenics and the future

s Celsius and Fahrenheit are rarely used. Instead scientists use a different measurement called the Kelvin (K). The Kelvin scale for Cryogenics goes from 173 K to a fraction of a Kelvin above absolute ... our technology has greatly increased and we can now freeze sodium gas to within 40 millionths of a Kelvin above absolute zero. However, in the back of every physicists head they want to break the The ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Analysis of a Vapor Power Plant

'h2osaturc.c'#include#include#include#include#define P1 12000 /* kPa */#define T1 793.15 /* degrees Kelvin */#define T3 773.15 /* degrees Kelvin */#define P5 6 /* kPa */#define EFF_TURB .85 /* Isentro ... degrees Celsius */#define C 4.179 /* specific heat */#define T_ENV 293.15 /* Environment temp, deg. Kelvin */#define T_BOUND 1123.15 /* Boundary temp, deg. Kelvin */void main(){/*** FUNCTION DECLARATI ...

(7 pages) 33 0 1.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Life and Career of Lord Kelvin (William Thomson)

LORD KELVIN (1824 - 1907)William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) was born June 26, 1824 in Belfast, Ireland, ... elfast, Ireland, and was part ofa large family whose mother died when he was six. His father taught Kelvin and his brothers mathematicsto a level beyond that of university courses of the time.Kelvin w ... as beingheavily criticized by British scientists. He proved Fourier's theories to be right. In 1839 Kelvin wrote anessay which he called ' An Essay on the Figure of the Earth.' He used this essay as a ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Phases of matter and vapor pressure.

heroThe average kinetic energy of all the molecules is proportional to the absolute temperature- in Kelvin degreesoAll of these assumptions in KMT of gases explain and predict the behavior and propert ...

(4 pages) 29 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Physics Behind Range-Top Cooking

hysics. Specific heat is the increase in thermal energy that raises one kilogram of a substance one Kelvin. This can be calculated by using the following equation:Q = mC £TWhere Q stands for the ... at of the substance, and £T is the change in temperature of the substance, measured in either Kelvin's or degrees Celsius.Melting and boiling points are also important concepts to know. The melt ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Robert Bruno: Steel Worker Alley: How class works in Youngstown

Kelvin Fields 3400:470:001 Fall 03Robert Bruno: Steel Worker Alley: How Class Works in Youngstown: I ...

(8 pages) 40 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Lighting Units - their uses, pros and cons.

sharply than focussed hard light sources.COLOUR TEMPERATUREColour temperature, measured in degrees Kelvin, is the measure of how warm or cool the light sources and colours are. Our brain compensates ...

(4 pages) 75 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


ue the "temperature" has compared to that of a chosen phenomenon (freezing or melting water).In the Kelvin scale the size of a "degree" is the same as in Celsius, but the scale has been shifted to avo ... lowest possible temperature in the universe (more about why it is that later), about - 273 oC is 0 Kelvin = 0 K (not called 'degrees') and 0 oC is 273 K.ex. 25 oC = (25 + 273) K = 298 K and 400 K = ( ...

(23 pages) 67 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Blackness of Athletes"

nated by whites was a blessing. "The athlete has proven himself worthy of crossing the color line."(KELVIN SIMS) In other words the ideology that they are a threat to white society is disappeared. Thi ... et October 2001.Loadstone. Discusses the role of sports and violence surrounding it... November 2003KELVIN SIMS, A history lesson in two words: One man's brave act still echoes in an ambivalent age.St ...

(14 pages) 127 0 3.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


required to raise the temperature of a defined amount of pure substances by one degree (Celsius or Kelvin). The calorie was defined so that the heat capacity of water was equal to one.The specific he ... o raise the temperature of one gram by 1oC. Because one degree on the Celsius scale is equal to one Kelvin, specific heats in the metric system can be reported in units of either cal/g-oC or cal/g-K. ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab: finding absolute zero.

perature and Volume when heating a gas.ii) To find the of absolute zero temperature, i.e. 0 Kelvin (-273.15°C).Variables: Dependant Variable: Volume Independent Variable: Tem ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Continuous writing :End your essay with '....are the keys to my past, present and future.'

obbed Emy furiously.'Excuse me, miss, i'm sorry but i really don't know who the HELL YOU ARE!' SAID Kelvin Kent, the manager of the Jed Hotel. How could I possibly mix with a filthy little ugly bastar ... lthy little ugly bastard like you? Stay out of my way and i do not want to see you again!' remarked Kelvin sacarstically while scrolling down at the wailing Emy.'And wait a minute,' said Kelvin when h ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The Legend Within" (prologue)

dad was on a stool drinking some more of his collection of his white wine. "Evening, Dad".His dad, Kelvin Takahashi just grunted. Maieda, a handsome guy with streaks of dyed blonde hair; and always h ... dyed blonde hair; and always had that sleepy look on his face like he was born with it. His father, Kelvin, was more like An aged type of Maieda and an unshaved man with rather short hair.His dad grun ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Year 11 legal studies oral on the case of Mr. Wayne Kelvin V. The People.

If your honor pleases my name is WHITE initial A and I appear before the court for Mr. Wayne Kelvin Lavender. Mr. Lavender is the respondent in this case after the queen, wishing to upgrade my ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Big Bang

nck time". About this phase we can not say anything.In phase two the temperature is very high, 1032 Kelvin. (The zero point of the Kelvin scale is equivalent to -273.16 °C. This zero point is the ... ble temperature of anything in the universe. At the freezing point of water, the temperature of the Kelvin scale reads 273 K, at the boiling point of water, it reads 373 K. ). It is in this phase that ...

(4 pages) 32 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Iran Contra

Average distance - - 1.25 AU Ø Average Temperature- - 1400(1-.34) = 225 degrees Kelvin 4(5.67*10^-8)(1.25^2) The reason why I choose to make a planet with these specifications is b ...

(1 pages) 384 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Science Sumeries Chaper 1-6 (Aus,y R12)

ant.MOLE 6.02 X 10^23 Number of moles = Mass in grams Molar mass PV = nRT R is constant at 8.31 T = Kelvin (C + 273) P = Pressure at KiloPascalls V = Volume in Litres N = Number in Moles Molar Volume ...

(12 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Kingdom of Apollo

e, but it contains almost half the Sun's mass. Its maximum temperature reaches over fifteen million Kelvin, and its density reaches nearly fifteen times the density of lead. According to Sackman, "The ... e part of the corona nearest the solar surface, the temperature is about one million to six million Kelvin, and the density is about 100 million to one billion particles per cubic centimeter. The temp ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Enthalpy Of Solution Lab Report Assessed on: * Data Collection and Processing (DCP) * Conclusion and Evaluation (CE)

ΔT �Where in this case m = mass of water, c = specific heat capacity of water and T in Kelvin.In order to know whether mass should be in kg or g we look at the c-value.c= 4.18 JK-1g-1.And ... moles of NaOH.n = m/Mm = M * n.m = 0.1 mole * 40 g / mole = 4 g of NaOH.The temperature is to be in Kelvin and not Celsius Degrees.K = °C + 273. �The calculations of the different uncertain ...

(8 pages) 31 1 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry