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Physical Science

Chapter 16 Review

Boiling Point Temperature at which pressure of liquid's vapor equals external pressure.
Buoyancy Ability of a liquid to exert an upward force on an object.
Diffusion Spreading of particles until equally distributed.
Heat of Fusion Amount of energy required for a solid to change into a liquid.
Heat of Vaporization Amount of energy required for a liquid to change into a gas.
Kinetic Theory Explains that all matter is composed of small particles, have space between them, and collide with each other.
Pascal Unit of pressure.
Plasma Matter consisting of positive and negative particles.
Thermal Expansion Increase in size of substance when temperature increases.
Viscosity Resistance to flow.
Boyle's Law If volume decreases, pressure increases.
Charles's Law If volume increases, temperature increases.
Archimedes' Principle Buoyant force on object is equal to weight of the fluid object displaces.
Pascal's Principle Pressure applied to a fluid is unchanged throughout fluid.
Bernoulli's Principle If velocity increases, pressure decreases.
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