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STEAM Heat 1

Heat terms and definitions

Heat * energy in transit from a high temperature object to a lower one. *Cannot be possessed by anything *Correct term is "internal energy *Always goes to a lower temperature object from a higher one.
Conduction *The transfer of heat between 2 parts of a stationary system *Transmission through a conductor *Conductivity
Convection *The transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas.
Radiation *The process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. *The process in which energy is radiated by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium/space, and absorbed by another body. * the energy transferred by these processes.
Insulate * To cover, line, or separate with a material that prevents or reduces the passage, transfer, or leakage of heat.
Heat Transfer * the process whereby heat moves from one body or substance to another by radiation, conduction, convection, or a combination of these methods.
Celsius * Anders Celsius, 1701-44, Swedish astronomer who devised the Celsius temperature scale, * also, Centigrade, pertaining to or noting a temperature scale (Celsius) in which 0 degrees represents waters freezing point, and 100 degrees is boiling point.
Fahrenheit *Of or denoting a scale on which water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees under standard conditions.
Kelvin * A scale of temperature with absolute zero as zero, and the triple point of water as exactly 273.16 degrees.
Thermometer * Measures the internal energy based on standard value. *It measures the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, exposed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard value.
Therm- *Latin- warmth
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