Transfer of Heat

Heat is a kind of energy which is utilized for various works. The degree of hotness of coldness is measured in terms of temperature. Thermometer is the device which measures temperature of something. Heat transfer always takes place from a hot body to a cold body. Conduction, convection and radiation are the different methods of transfer of heat. Heat transfer in solids takes place through conduction. Convection is responsible for heat transfer through fluids. Radiation facilitates heat transfer in the absence of a medium. Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin are the units for measuring temperature.

Heat Quiz