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Use of Kelvin

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:37 pm
by Danieljm1B
What does it mean when the professor said that 0 degrees Kelvin is the absolute zero of temperature?

Re: Use of Kelvin

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:42 pm
by David Zhang 1B
0 degrees Kelvin is the lowest theoretical possible temperature.

Re: Use of Kelvin

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:49 pm
by Sisi Li 1F
Basically temperature can't drop further than 0 Kelvin, it's the lowest limit.

Re: Use of Kelvin

Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:12 am
by Chris Charton 1F
Temperature is the measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles of a substance. At absolute zero the kinetic energy of the particles is zero, ie they stop moving. Because you can't have negative kinetic energy, you can't go past zero.

Re: Use of Kelvin

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:41 am
by duenezjuleny1D
0 Kelvin is at absolute zero. Because you can't have negative kinetic energy, you can't go past zero.When at absolute zero, the particles stop moving.

Re: Use of Kelvin

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:58 am
by Brian Kwak 1D
0 kelvin is the lowest possible temperature. Absolute zero is defined as 0 kelvin, which is the lowest possible temperature. Also it may be easier to remember that kelvin is a absolute Temperature scale so absolute 0 logically would mean 0 K.

Re: Use of Kelvin

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:07 am
by Yilun Ding
It is the lowest temperature we can reached