Heat Radiaton

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  • Created on: 29-05-16 02:06
What are the 3 ways of transferring heat energy?
Conduction, convection, radiation
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What surfaces emit and absorb more infrared radiation?
Dark, matt surfaces
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What surfaces reflect infrared radiation?
Light, shiny surfaces
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Objects that are cooler than its surroundings...
...absorbs more infrared energy
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Objects that are hotter than its surroundings...
...emits more infrared energy
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The bigger the temperature difference between an object and its surroundings...
...the faster it transfers heat energy
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What surfaces emit and absorb more infrared radiation?

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Objects that are hotter than its surroundings...

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