Name something that is made of two different materials, one high-specific heat and one low-specific heat.
Here are some examples of materials made up of two different substances, one with high specific heat and the other with low specific heat. The values of specific heat of individual substances are also given in parentheses.
- Dough : Water (4.2 KJ/degree C/kg) and Flour Dough (1.7 KJ/degree C/kg)
- Sugar syrup: Water (4.2 KJ/degree C/kg) and Sugar (1.1 KJ/degree C/kg)
- Bronze: Copper (0.4 KJ/degree C/kg) and Tin (0.2 KJ/degree C/kg)
- Brass: Copper (0.4 KJ/degree C/kg) and Zinc (0.39 KJ/degree C/kg)
- Steel: Iron (0.5 KJ/degree C/kg) and carbon (0.72 KJ/degree C/kg)
There are several other examples that can be found for such materials. I would suggest looking up for specific heat capacity of various elements and materials and think of how they can be combined to create substances that we see in our daily lives.
Hope this helps.
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