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Heat

Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:19 pm
by Joanne Guan 1B
Why is heat not a state function?

Re: Heat

Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:40 pm
by Aditya Pimplaskar 1J
Heat is transferred from hotter bodies to colder bodies and depends on the other thermodynamic phenomena that are occurring. In turn, it matters the path that the heat follows. Heat is not something that a body inherently has; it's defined as transferred energy, which depends on math.