Heat and temperature


We have a personal sense of hot and cold. In this chapter we'll work out the macroscopic phenomenology of it. After we develop the idea of energy, we'll be able to combine what we have learned with our microscopic models and see that hot and cold is really all about motion.

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Here's the full Table of Contents of the chapter. The notation "(EX)" means that there is a worked example attached to that page. The notation "{WO}" means there is an activity (a Workout) attached to that page, usually one that involves working with a simulation.

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