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Methods of Heat Transfer [electronic resource]

Video Education Australasia
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Using numerous examples to show how a very important phenomenon occurs and serves various purposes, this fascinating program takes students on a lively journey through the mechanisms and practicalities of heat transfer. Viewers are introduced to conduction, convection, and radiation and encounter the concepts of specific heat and thermal capacity. Topics include the use of heat in power stations to generate electricity; how various states of matter transfer heat; which materials are better for conducting heat or insulating; how heat is generated from physical and chemical changes; and the occurrence of infrared radiation.
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24 min.
10 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 03, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Heat Transfer: Heat and Energy (3:58)
  • Heat Transfer: Temperature (3:00)
  • Heat Transfer: Conduction (4:44)
  • Heat Transfer: Convection (2:42)
  • Heat Transfer: Radiation (4:21)
  • Heat Transfer: Specific Heat (3:20)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2007.
Publisher no.
40305 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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