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11.2: Unit 11 Review

  • Page ID
    17803
  • Key Terms and Concepts

    Temperature

    Thermal expansion

    Thermal energy

    Heat

    Conduction

    Forced Convection

    Natural Convection

    Thermal Radiation

    Heat capacity

    Phase change

    Latent heat

    Entropy

    Second Law of Thermodynamics

    Heat Engines

    Efficiency

    Learner Objectives

    1. Compare, contrast, and convert between absolute and relative temperature scales.[1]
    2. Evaluate the effectiveness of various types of insulation against different mechanisms of heat transfer.[3]
    3. Apply the concepts of temperature, thermal expansion, specific heat, heat capacity, and latent heat, to analyze how physical objects respond to heat transfer.[3]
    4. Apply the Second Law of Thermodynamics to predict the outcome of physical scenarios.[2]
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