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Postby Natassia Dunn 3G » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:33 pm

When do you use heat and when do you use temperature when doing calculations/describing thermodynamic terms?

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Re: Heat/Temperature

Postby Khang_Tran_1O » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:43 pm


In thermodynamics terms, temperature indicates random motion of particles, while heat is the transfer of energy due to temperature differences. Usually, you're asked to solve for heat at constant pressure or delta H (units is kJ or kJ/mol), whereas temperature is usually part of the calculations process.

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