Heat is the transfer of thermal energy.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Thermal energy is the energy associated with the random motion of atoms and molecules.

Temperature is related to kinetic energy in the following way:

The average kinetic energy of a gas is directly proportional to the absolute temperature:

1/2 mv^{2}= C[itex]\Delta[/itex]T, where C is the proportionality constant.

How is kinetic energy different from thermal energy?

How is temperature different from heat (thermal energy)?

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# Temperature and Heat and Energy

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