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Thermal Conductors and Insulators loading

The structure of a material dictates how well heat will transfer through it.

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    Firewalking

    Firewalking

    by CK-12 //basic

    Find out how people can safely walk barefoot across glowing embers because of the nature of heat conduction.

  • Real World Application
    Ski Dubai

    Ski Dubai

    by CK-12 //basic

    Discover how the indoor ski resort in the Arabian city of Dubai stays ice cold in a hot desert climate.

  • Real World Application
    Be Specific

    Be Specific

    by CK-12 //basic

    Discover why cars have radiators and why water is a good coolant in car radiators because of its high specific heat.

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