Conduction

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Conduction

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Overview

The process of transfer of thermal energy from a region of higher temperature to one with a lower temperature, without transferring matter, is called conduction. Heat transfer between two points occurs only when there is a temperature difference between the two points. The rate at which conduction transfers thermal energy depends on the material. Silver, copper and aluminum are among the best thermal conductors.

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to 
- Describe the process of heat transfer by conduction.
- Explain the necessary conditions for conduction to take place.
- Define thermal conductors.
- Identify some thermal conductors.
Keywords
Conduction Thermal Conductors Heat Flow Flow Of Heat Heat

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Languages English - US English - UK 中文 عربى
Domain K-12
Topic Code HS400010
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