Q. 3 B4.2( 17 Votes )

Explain why

The coolant in a chemical or a nuclear plant (i.e., the liquid used to prevent the different parts of a plant from getting too hot) should have high specific heat.

Answer :

The coolant in a chemical or nuclear plant should have a high specific heat since amount of heat transferred to a body is proportional to its Specific heat, so if specific heat is higher it could absorb more heat itself thus preventing other parts of plant from getting too hot and itself consuming most of the excess heat produced in the chemical or nuclear Plant.


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