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Chapter 4 physics notes

by: Rebeca Cotton-Baez

Chapter 4 physics notes Phys 100

Rebeca Cotton-Baez
SUNY Potsdam
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Physical Science
Dr. Lee

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Chapter 4 physics notes including examples and iclicker answers
Physical Science
Dr. Lee
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Date Created: 10/18/15
Chapter 4 Core concepts A relationship exists between heat temperature and the motion and position of molecules 1 Temperature Temperature of a substance is de ned by the average kinetic energy of its molecules Boliling 212 degrees F 100 degrees C 373 K Freezing 32 F 0 degrees C 273 K 0 F 18 degrees C 255 K Absolute zero 459 F 273 C 0 K Lowest temperature To nd Fahrenheit from Celsius 41 Tf 95 Tc32 degrees To nd Celsius from Fahrenheit 42 Tc 59 Tf 32 To nd Kelvin from Celsius 43 TkTc273 A In a solid molecules vibrate around a xed equilibrium position and are held in place by strong molecular force B In a liquid molecules can rotate and roll over one another because the molecular forces are not as strong In a gas molecules move rapidly in random free path Kinetic Molecular Theory 0 The basic unit of matter is an atom Common phases of matter on earth under condition of ordinary temperature 0 Slide 1 pictures A is solid B is liquid C is gas Table 41 the shape and volume characteristics of solids liquids and gasses are re ections of their molecular arrangements N Solid Liquid Gas Volume Fixed Fixed Variable Shape Fixed Variable Variable l clicker question answers Question 1 The atom is the basic unit of matter Question 2 which of the following assumptions describe the kinetic molecular theory D all of the above Question 3 Which phase of matter has a xed volume but a variable shape B liquid Question 4 The temperature of a substance is de ned as C average kinetic energy of the molecules of the substance Question 6 Absolute zero is described as C the lowest possible temperature 0 Kelvin Question 5 A 37 degrees Celsius 3 Heat Q 0 De nition a measure of the internal energy that has been absorbed or transferred from another object 0 Q calorie or kcal Measures of heat 0 Calorie energy needed to raise temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius o Kilocalorie kca energy needed to raise temperature of 1 kg of water 1 degree Celsius English system 0 British thermal unit BTU energy needed to raise temperature of 1 lb of water 1 degree F 0 Mechanical equivalence 4184 1 Cal or 4184 J 1 kcal Quantity of heat mass speci c heat temp change 44 Cspeci c heat de ned as the amount of heat needed to increase the temp of 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree 0 Unit cg degrees Celsius 0 Water speci c heat 1 calorie gram l clicker questions 7 D heat is the measure of the internal energy that has been absorbed from 1 body and transferred to another body 8B


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