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Name: Temperature
ID: m42214
Language: English (en)
  • Define temperature.
  • Convert temperatures between the Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scales.
  • Define thermal equilibrium.
  • State the zeroth law of thermodynamics.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Absolute zero, Celsius, degree Celsius, degree Fahrenheit, Fahrenheit, Heat, Kelvin, Temperature, Temperature scales, Thermal equilibrium, Thermometer, Zeroth law of thermodynamics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
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Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Dec 22, 2011 3:24 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 20, 2012 9:57 am -0500


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Version: 1.3 Jun 20, 2012 9:57 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 1:41 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Dec 29, 2011 12:47 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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