H Veeder <hveeder...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Scott Little showed a beautiful example of this once. He put a
>> rechargeable battery into a calorimeter and charged it up. There was a
>> deficit comparing electricity to the rising temperature. Then he discharged
>> the battery through a resister in the cell. All the lost energy came back.
>> The balance was close to zero.
>>
>>
>
> Was the temperature of the water in the calorimeter rising during charging?
>

I don't recall. It was a long time ago. Anyway, it was less than it would
have been if all the electricity had converted to heat. Some of it did
convert convert to heat, but there was a deficit.

- Jed

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