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How Materials Hold Heat

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe

How Materials Hold Heat

Taught by Professor Jeffrey C. Grossman | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Learn how different materials vary in their ability to absorb heat. This factor is called heat capacity, and it provides a crucial way to correlate energy flow with temperature. Study the heat capacity of various materials, and see how quantum effects reduce heat capacity at very low temperatures.

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