Temperature

  • Due Nov 17, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Points 2
  • Questions 2
  • Available until Nov 17, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Time Limit None
  • Allowed Attempts Unlimited

Instructions

Watch the following video lecture:
http://youtu.be/oJp02IglTXI

[PDF of Slides]

Summary:

• Temperature indicates average internal energy due to molecular motion.
• Absolute Zero is the lowest possible temperature (around -460 °F).
• Most solids expand slightly in volume as temperature increases.
• Pressure in a gas increases/decreases as temperature increases/decreases.
• Many solids are brittle at extremely low temperatures.

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Note: If you'd like to watch all the videos in this module in a single YouTube playlist, here is the link:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdvNrK-c96RFC4r-bQIlayscROtuu8j2S

 

Optional: Watch the following video in which a bike lock is frozen with liquid nitrogen and then smashed:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgXk_Yzw0nU

 

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