Physics - heating and insulating buildings 0.0 / 5 ? PhysicsEnergyGCSEAQA Created by: JennyCreated on: 18-05-13 16:52 what do u-values measure? how effective a material is as an insulator 1 of 8 if a u-value is low, does that mean it is a good or bad insulator? good 2 of 8 what is the equation to work out specific heat capacity? E = M x C x θ 3 of 8 what does specific heat capacity measure? the amount of energy required to change the temperature of one kilogram of the substance by one degree Celsius 4 of 8 what does the E in the specific heat capacity equation mean? energy transferred in joules J 5 of 8 what does the M in the specific heat capacity equation mean? mass in kilograms kg 6 of 8 what does θ in the specific heat capacity equation mean? temperature change in degrees Celcius °C 7 of 8 what does C in the specific heat capacity equation mean? specific heat capacity in J/kg °C 8 of 8

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