11 - OceanAtmosphere 18:00 HeatandtheOcean

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Ocean Atmosphere 18:00 Heat and the Ocean Heat transfer occurs between two systems with different temperatures. It is a  spontaneous transfer of energy from a system of higher temperature to a system  of lower temperature. When the two systems reach thermal equilibrium, heat  transfer stops and heat no longer exists      Net heat transfer ceases when its in thermal equilibrium Heat is going to involve from a spontaneous shift from a system with a higher  temperature to a system with a lower one Thermal equilibrium occurs when two systems are equal in temperature Specific heat is the amount of heat a substance needs to absorb to increase its  temperature by 1˚ Celsius Heat capacity  refers to the heat needed to raise the  entire  mass or volume of an  object or system by 1˚ Celsius. Specific heat refers to a  specific  mass or volume. Joule is the measurement of heat and is slightly less than a calorie
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course ITALIAN 1 taught by Professor Maria during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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11 - OceanAtmosphere 18:00 HeatandtheOcean

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