Celcius and Kelvin

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Elizabeth Bowen 1J
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Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Elizabeth Bowen 1J » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:41 pm

Will we have to memorize the conversion between kelvin and celcius?

Hiba Alnajjar_2C
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Hiba Alnajjar_2C » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:52 pm

I'm not sure if you'd have to memorize it but it's fairly simple and easy to remember. To convert from Celsius to Kelvin, add 273. Likewise, to convert from Kelvin to Celsius, subtract by 273.

Brianna Becerra 1B
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Brianna Becerra 1B » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:57 pm

I believe that the conversion between celcius and kelvin is listed on the constants and equations page which Lavelle provides during tests.

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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Max Madrzyk Dis 4G » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:06 pm

I think the conversion from celsius to kelvin is 0 C= 273.15 K, and remembering this is easy but I am also pretty sure it will be provided on the equation sheet on the exam.

Matthew ILG 1L
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Matthew ILG 1L » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:01 am

We needed to know the conversion from celcius to kelvin on the last test, so I assume that on the midterm and other tests we will need to have it memorized as well. However, I do not believe we need to use the exact conversion value of 273.15, but rather we are bale to use 273.

Ruth Glauber 1C
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Ruth Glauber 1C » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:18 am

I think it was on the equation sheet? To convert from Celsius to Kelvin, just add 273.

Brandon Valafar
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Brandon Valafar » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:51 am

I believe it son the equation sheet, and if not, it's pretty easy. K=273.15 +C

rachelle1K
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby rachelle1K » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:01 pm

No need to memorize, the number is on the constants and equations sheet.

annikaying
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby annikaying » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:02 pm

The conversion should be on the equation sheet.

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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby 705367472 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:19 pm

The TA I think said something about when we are dealing with delta T we can use Kelvin and Celcius.

Jasmine Fendi 1D
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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Jasmine Fendi 1D » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:59 pm

I don't think we have to memorize it, but it would be convenient to memorize it! Also watch out for your units and use either K or C based on the units you want to cancel out.

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Re: Celcius and Kelvin

Postby Kyle Rex 1K » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:36 am

The equation for the conversion is given to us, but when using anything with delta T, the difference in temp will be the same if you use K or C, so it doesn't really matter


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