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Physics Honors/AP 1 and 2

Chapter 14: 5-8 Assignment

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Physics 14: 5-8 Heat Transfer and Phase Change


Reading Preparation

Text Reading: Giancoli, Physics - Principles with Applications, Chapter 14: 5-8

Study Points

Key Equations

  • Latent Heat required for phase change: Q   =   mL
  • Thermal transfer rate (Conduction) Q t   =   kA   T 1     T 2 l

    k = Thermal conductivity value for substance
    A = surface area

  • Thermal transfer rate (Radiation) Q t   =   ϵ σ A   ( T 1 4     T 2 4   )  

    ε = emissivity
    σ = Stefan-Boltzmann constant = 5.67 * 10-8 W/m2*K4

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Heat Transfer Mechanisms and Phase Changes

Study Activity

Play with the State of Matter exercise below. What happens during a phase change?

Physics simulation Java Applets are the product of the PHET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

If you want lab credit for this course, you must complete at least 12 labs (honors course) or 18 labs (AP students). One or more lab exercises are posted for each chapter as part of the homework assignment. We will be reviewing lab work at regular intervals, so do not get behind!