# Ch 32: Thermal Properties of Matter

In this chapter, become better acquainted with the thermal properties of matter. Each of our lessons provide a thorough review of the major concepts, theories, formulas, and vocabulary words, so regular study sessions with our materials may help you score higher on upcoming exams.

## Thermal Properties of Matter - Chapter Summary

Examine matter and its thermal properties by opening up this chapter. Our instructors have created an easy-to-follow set of lessons that explain each of the major topics in this chapter. Whether you need to brush-up on this information or learn everything from the beginning, these lessons can give you a better understanding of such concepts as average kinetic energy, calorimetry, conduction, phase changes, radiation emitters and absorbers, the differences between heat and temperature, and the four processes of thermodynamics. Once you have completed the chapter, you will be able to do the following:

• Describe how to measure temperature
• Identify techniques for measuring heat capacity and heat transfer
• Analyze the characteristics of heat transfer and thermal expansion
• Define latent heat and identify the related formula
• Examine and point out examples of the greenhouse effect
• Explain the Blackbody and Blackbody Radiation Theory
• Show the applications of the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
• Determine the scientific explanation for heat
• Differentiate between the individual processes of thermodynamics
• Establish the equations used to determine the Carnot Cycle and efficiency

The majority of the lessons in this chapter are video lessons. Many users enjoy these interactive videos, because watching the videos makes it feel like you're in an actual classroom. Of course, you still get all the benefits of studying on your own, such as the ability to pause videos, rewind them, and re-watch them as much as you like. You can even watch the lessons out of order, and you can skip over the lessons you don't need to review.

10 Lessons in Chapter 32: Thermal Properties of Matter
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