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CPA's Ms. Parks Chapter 10 Vocab

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Energy
ability to do work and/or produce heat
work
forces over a given distance
potential energy
energy based on position or composition
kinetic energy
energy due to motion
temperature
measurement of the random motion of component of a substance
heat
the flow of energy between 2 objects due to a temperature difference
thermodynamics
the study of energy and heat changes
endothermic
energy flows in (heat=reactant)
exothermic
energy flows out (heat=product)
enthalpy
energy that flows with heat at a constant pressure
state functions
a property of the system that changes independently of its pathway
Spontanious process
one that occurs in nature without outside intervention. basically it happens by it self
entropy
a function we have invented to keep track of the natural tendency fot the components of the universe to become disordered.