When we talk about temperature and heat in everyday language, we usually mean the same thing. However, in physics these two terms have specific meanings. At a basic level, temperature refers to how hot or cold an object or system is. We will explore a more comprehensive definition of temperature as we progress through the chapter. Heat refers to the transfer of energy because of a difference in temperature.
|Title of host publication||Physics first Australian and New Zealand Edition|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons, Ltd|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2020|