A3_5 The Shivers

Ryan Ruston, Slobodan Sirovica, christopher may, Timothy Smith


This report investigates the amount of heat energy given out from shivering, and whether the amount of heat it produces is sufficient enough to make it worthwhile. The report finds that it would require approximately 9 minutes of constant shivering to raise the temperature of an adult human by 1K, thus making the biological phenomenon useful to some extent.

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