specific heat capacity

A small mindmap about specific heat capacity.

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  • specific heat capacity
    • Joule- A unit of heat.
      • Air is a poor conductor because the particles spread out.
    • Black is the best emitter of heat.
      • A convection current is when hot air rises and cooler air falls.
    • Infrared radiation is an electromagnetic wave, which is how things become warm.
      • Degrees celsius is a unit of temperature.
        • The boiling point of water is 100 degrees.
    • Specific heat capacity is the amount of energy needed to change the temperature of 1 kg of the substance by 1°C.led


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