Infrared Radiation

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  • Created on: 15-04-14 15:51
Define Infrared Radiation (4)
The transfer of heat energy by thermal radiation. It doesn't require any particles to do this.
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What affects the amount of Infrared Radiation an object can take? (3)
Surface, Shape and Dimensions (SSD)
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Fill the gaps: All objects e___ and a_____ infrared radation. The h_____ and object is the m___ it radiates.
Emit, Absorb, Hotter, More
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What makes an object emit/absorb Infrared Radiation faster? (2)
If there is a bigger difference in temperature between the object and its surroundings.
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What surface is best at emitting Infrared Radiation? (2)
Dark, matt surfaces
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What surface is best at absorbing Infrared Radiation?(2)
Dark, matt surfaces
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What are light shiny surfaces good at?(1)
Reflecting Infrared Radiation.
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An example of a good reflector of Infrared Radiation?(2)
Silvering on the inside of a vacuum flask.
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What affects the amount of Infrared Radiation an object can take? (3)

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Surface, Shape and Dimensions (SSD)

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Fill the gaps: All objects e___ and a_____ infrared radation. The h_____ and object is the m___ it radiates.

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What makes an object emit/absorb Infrared Radiation faster? (2)

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What surface is best at emitting Infrared Radiation? (2)

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