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Matter and Thermal Energy Chapter 14 Section 1


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Kinetic Energy
Explanation of how the particles in gases behave
Melting point
Temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid
Heat of fusion
Energy required to change a substance from a solid to a liquid at it's melting point
Boiling point
A liquid is the temperature at which the pressure of the vapor in the liquid is equal to external pressure acting on the surface of the liquid
Heat of vaporization
Is the amount of energy required for liquid at its boiling point To become a gas
Process of solid changing directly to a gas without forming a liquid
Matter that has enough energy to overcome not just attractive forces between his particles but also a track forces within its Adom
Thermal exposition
An increase in size of substance when the temperature is increased