10.1 Conduction

This section covers the following syllabus (Physics 5059) requirements.

  • show understanding that thermal energy is transferred from a region of higher temperature to a region of lower temperature

  • describe, in molecular terms, how energy transfer occurs in solids

  • apply the concept of thermal energy transfer (conduction) to everyday applications

Show understanding that thermal energy is transferred from a region of higher temperature to a region of lower temperature.
Describe, in molecular terms, how energy transfer occurs in solids and apply the concept of thermal energy transfer (conduction) to everyday applications.