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Thermal Properties of Matter

Thermal Properties of Matter

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Tutorial

Heat, energy and temperature pervade our lives. Our bodies are highly sensitive to hot and cold. We learn very early in life through the University of Pain that we shouldn't touch a hot pot on the stove or a hot light bulb in a lamp. It is a remarkable lesson that makes an impression for a lifetime.
In this course we will study the following topics:
1. Temperature and temp. scales
2. Thermal expansion
3. Consequences of expansion
4. Specific heat capacity
5. Latent heat