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GR0877 Problem 8

PROBLEM STATEMENT: This problem is still being typed.

SOLUTION: (D) This is a straightforward application of the Stefan-Boltzmann law P \propto T^4 (the total energy radiated per unit surface area of a black body per unit time is proportional to the fourth power of the black body’s temperature T). If the temperature is increased by a factor of two, the radiated power and the mass of the ice that can be melt will increase by a factor of 2^4 = 16.

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  1. Aayush Saxena
    14.10.2012 at 11:42

    I can’t thank you enough for this!

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