THERMODYNAMICS - HEAT AND THE FIRST LAW - MECHANICAL EQUIVALENT OF HEAT Order

Previous Next

Dropping Lead Shot
# 4B60.10


Description: Stick the temperature probe into the bag of lead shot to find its initial temperature. Drop the bag from the height of two meters 10-20 times. Take the temperature of the lead again. The temperature should rise 2-3 degrees Celsius.

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Meiners 26-4.2 The temperature of a bag of lead shot is taken before and after being dropped repeatedly. A diagram of a projection thermometer is given.
Freier and Anderson He-1 Drop lead shot in a bag several times and compare the temperature before and after.

Keyword Search:
complete words only, or parts of other words?

Home Manual Demo Suggestions

NCSU Physics Demonstrations
© 2010, North Carolina State University Department of Physics. The design of this site nor the
contents may be copied without the express written permission of the NC State University Department of Physics.


WebDemo
North Carolina State University
All Rights Reserved, 2011