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Name: Heat
ID: m42223
Language: English (en)
  • Define heat as transfer of energy.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Energy, Heat, Joule’s experiment, Kilocalorie, Mechanical equivalent of heat, Thermal system
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, OSC Physics Maintainer (

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Dec 22, 2011 3:29 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 9:00 pm -0500


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Version: 1.4 Jul 5, 2012 9:00 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 2:03 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 Apr 11, 2012 10:11 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Dec 29, 2011 1:13 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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