"Thermal Properties"
ABOUT THIS LESSON: Material Science, Thermal Properties

Lesson 9 of 33. This lesson describes thermal conduction, specific heat and thermal expansion.

Knowledge Check:
What kind of materials are good conductors of heat?
What does having a high specific heat mean?
How does a bi metallic thermometer work?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Theodore Miner has a B.S. degree in Physics and a degree in Electronics. He has worked for many years in the area of Industrial Control systems. His work involves evaluating materials and components used in electronic systems and performing failure analysis on control systems. His hobbies include tinkering with microcontroller home projects and ham radio.