# What does C stand for in Q MC T? specific heat

## How do you solve Q MC Delta T?

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## Is Delta T positive or negative?

So yes it’s positive. In general it is not true that T is always positive. T being positive means the reaction was exothermic (released heat), whereas negative T means the reaction was endothermic (absorbed heat).

## What is mCpdT?

Q = mCpdT shows the heat required to raise the temperature of a material through a finite temperature difference (dT). The first equation deals with heat required to raise a temperature of the material itself whereas second equation is used only for heat transfer between 2 fluids separated by an external surface.

## Is Q the same as Delta H?

Q is the energy transfer due to thermal reactions such as heating water, cooking, etc. anywhere where there is a heat transfer. You can say that Q (Heat) is energy in transit. Enthalpy (Delta H), on the other hand, is the state of the system, the total heat content.

## What does a negative Q mean?

Re: Negative q A negative q signifies that the reaction is exothermic and that heat is being released with the reaction.

## How do you calculate mass flow rate?

We can determine the value of the mass flow rate from the flow conditions. A units check gives area x length/time x time = area x length = volume. The mass m contained in this volume is simply density r times the volume. To determine the mass flow rate mdot, we divide the mass by the time.

## What is the difference between volume flow rate and mass flow rate?

Mass flow measures the number of molecules in a flowing gas. Volumetric flow measures the space that those molecules occupy. Because gases are compressible, volumetric flow rates can change substantially when pressure or temperature changes. Volumetric flow rate can also be called actual flow rate.

## What is the relationship between mass flow rate and volume flow rate?

More distance between molecules means less mass in a given volume. If mass flow is kept constant, and temperature increases, volume flow increases to pass the same amount of mass (molecules) across the sensor.

## Why is mass flow rate important?

Direct mass flow measurement is an important development across industry as it eliminates inaccuracies caused by the physical properties of the fluid, not least being the difference between mass flow and volumetric flow. Mass is not affected by changing temperature and pressure.

## What is the mass flow rate of water?

Mass Flow Rate Fluids Floww Equation The mass flow rate of a system is a measure of the mass of fluid passing a point in the ( ˙ m) system per unit time. The mass flow rate is related to the volumetric flow rate as shown in Equation 3-2 where r is the density of the fluid.