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Thermal Properties

Use to help study for your quiz on Thermal Properties

Insulator is a material that does not conduct heat well.
Specific Heat is the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 kg of material 1 kelvin.
Thermal expansion is the expanding of matter when it is heated.
Conductor is a material that conducts heat well.
Conductor example A metal pot or most metals.
Insulator example coolers or a jacket
Thermal Expansion Example When a metal door gets stuck on a hot day.
High specific heat an object with this can absorb a lot of thermal energy without a great change in temperature.
Particles Spread out as thermal energy increases.
Joules how we measure specific heat.
Created by: samir.ezzelarb