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Principles of Temperature

Learning objectives

  • Define heat and temperature and explain the difference between them
  • Recognize different temperature scales and list their basic units of measurement
  • Convert between common temperature scales
  • Describe how heat transfer can change the temperature or other physical properties of a substance
  • Describe the following methods of heat transfer:
    • Conduction
    • Convection
    • Radiation

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will understand the concepts of temperature and heat transfer and be able to convert between common temperature scales.Define temperature and explain the difference between temperature and heat.

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