Con Physics Ch.15 Heat
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A measure of the average translational kinetic energy per molecule in a substance, measured in degrees Celsius, Fahrenheit or Kelvin.
The lowest possible temperature that a substance may have - the temperature at which molecules of the substance have their minimum kinetic energy.
The energy that flows from a substance of higher temperature to a substance of lower temperature, commonly measured in calories or joules.
The total of all molecular energies, kinetic plus potential, that are internal to a substance
Specific Heat capacity
The quantity of heat per unit mass required to raise the temperature of a substance by 1 Celsius degree.
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