# A block of copper weighing 0.2 kg with an initial temperature of 400 K is dropped into 4 kg of

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A block of copper weighing 0.2 kg with an initial temperature of 400 K is dropped into 4 kg of water initially at 300 K contained in a perfectly insulated tank. The tank is also made of copper and weighs 0.5 kg. Solve for the change in internal energy of both the water and the block given C_{V} = 4.184 J/g-K for water and 0.380 J/g-K for copper.

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## Introductory Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

**ISBN:** 9780136068549

2nd Edition

**Authors:** J. Elliott, Carl Lira

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**2**- THE ENERGY BALANCESection: Practice Problems

Problem: 10

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