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Unformatted text preview: and the flow of heat is zero if T S = T E . Figure 17.1. Heat Flow. Heat is not the only way in which energy can be transferred between a system and its environment. Energy can also be transferred between a system and its environment by means of work (W). The unit of work is the Joule. Another commonly used unit is the calorie. The calorie is defined as the amount of heat that would raise the temperature of 1 g of water from 14.5 C to 15.5 C. The Joule and the calorie are related as follows: 1 cal = 4.1860 J...
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