Energy Transfers and Efficiency


chemical energy

  • A type of stored energy.
  • It is taken in when chemical bonds break and given out when chemical bonds are made.
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  • Spread out into the surroundings.
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electrical energy

  • Energy transferred by electricity.
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energy transfers

  • Changes from one form of energy to another form of energy.
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A thin wire, usually found in an electric lamp.

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heat energy

  • Heat energy is the product of the movement of particles such as, atoms, ions and molecules.
  • It is also known as thermal energy.
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kinetic energy

Energy which an object possesses by being in motion

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light energy

Visible electromagnetic radiation.

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