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Temperature
Measurement of the average kinetic energy of the individual particles of the substance
Thermal Energy
Total kinetic energy of all the particles the substance
Heat
Transfer of thermal energy from a hot to a colder object.
What are human sensations?
emotions; feelings
what are some examples of human sensations?
cooler; cold; warm; cool; hot; hotter;warmer, colder
celsius fixed points
Boiling point of pure water: 100 degrees
Freezing Point of pure water: 0 degrees
Room temperature: 25 degrees
Bidy temperature: 37 degrees
Absolute zero: -273
Fahrenheit fixed points
Boiling point of pure water: 212 degrees
Freezing Point of pure water: 32 degrees
Room temperature: 77 degrees
Body temperature: 98.7 degrees
Absolute zero: -459.4
Kelvin fixed points
Boiling point of pure water: 373 degrees
Freezing Point of pure water: 273 degrees
Room temperature: 298 degrees
Body temperature: 310 degrees
Absolute zero: 0
equation from fahrenheit to celsius
C=5/9(F-32)
equation for Celsius to Fahrenheit
F=9/5C+32
Celsius to Kelvin
K=C+273
Kelvin to Celsius
C=K-273
What are the three types of heat transfer?
1. Convection
2. Conduction
3. Radiation
What is conduction?
The transfer of Kinetic Energy by touching.
What is convection?
(same concept as bouyancy)
The transfer of kinetic energy within a fluid, whereby there is a difference of that fluid.