Heat  [ENDORSED]

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Stephanie Yeganyan3G
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Heat

Postby Stephanie Yeganyan3G » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:44 pm

What's the difference between heat and thermal energy?

Elnaz Guivatchian 3L
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Re: Heat  [ENDORSED]

Postby Elnaz Guivatchian 3L » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:46 pm

Hi Stephanie,
Good question! Heat is energy in transit as a result of a temperature difference. Thermal energy is the energy associated with the chaotic motion of molecules at temperatures above absolute 0.
pg. 268 in the book!
-Elnaz


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