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Flashcards - Praxis Middle School Science: Thermodynamics

Flashcards - Praxis Middle School Science: Thermodynamics
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laws of thermodynamics
The four laws of thermodynamics define fundamental physical quantities that characterize thermodynamic systems at thermal equilibrium
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Thermal expansion
Thermal expansion is the tendency of matter to change in shape, area, and volume in response to a change in temperature, through heat transfer
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chemical reaction
A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another
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chemical reaction
A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another
Thermal expansion
Thermal expansion is the tendency of matter to change in shape, area, and volume in response to a change in temperature, through heat transfer
laws of thermodynamics
The four laws of thermodynamics define fundamental physical quantities that characterize thermodynamic systems at thermal equilibrium
Thermodynamics
Thermodynamics is a branch of science concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work
zeroth law of thermodynamics
The zeroth law of thermodynamics states that if two thermodynamic systems are each in thermal equilibrium with a third, then they are in thermal equilibrium with each other
Carnot Cycle
The Carnot cycle is a theoretical thermodynamic cycle proposed by Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot in 1824 and expanded upon by others in the 1830s and 1840s

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