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boomerang285

  • one year ago

Please help!! I just need to know if there is a way to raise the temperature of matter without using heat energy

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  1. Shadowys
    • one year ago
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    without raising the temperature, you can increase the volume of a gas to raise it's temperature. Basically, if you do work(increasing the volume) on the object, it will raise it's internal energy, and subsequently it's temperature.

  2. boomerang285
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    Thank you! good explanation

  3. Shadowys
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    you're welcome :)

  4. gleem
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    When a gas is compressed it heats up. feel your bicycle pump after you use it. you do work ON a gas by compressing it. DECREASING its volume.

  5. Shadowys
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    right. i seemed to have mixed it up. thanks.

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