Lesson: Conduction and Convection High School PhysicsPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe heat transfer through solid materials via conduction and define the factors that determine the effectiveness of insulation.
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Which of the following is the correct definition of conduction?
Which of the following does the energy transferred per second through a layer of insulating material depend on?
- The thickness of the material
- The mass of the material
- The color of the material
- The thermal conductivity of the material
- The temperature difference across the material
Which of the following materials is likely to have the lowest thermal conductivity?