Terms in this set (13)
anything that has the capacity to do work
force acting over a distance
flow of energy caused by difference in temperature
energy of motion or energy that is being transferred
energy associated with temperature
stored in an objet, associated with the composition and position of the object
potential energy due to the structure of the atoms, the attachment between atoms, the atoms position relative to each other in molecule.
Law of Conservation of Energy
states that energy cannot be created or destroyed
system and surroudings
the material being studied, surroundings everything else.
What is a joule (J)?
amount of energy needed to move a 1kg mass a distance of 1 meter.
amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water 1C
1000 cal=4184 J
study of energy and its interconversions