Lect2 -- Energy Transformation


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Unformatted text preview: pact fluorescent light bulb produce the same light as an incandescent light bulb, but use less electrical power. Answer: It doesn’t generate as much heat because the light emitted is not due to BBR, but is due to electrons dropping from high to low energy levels in the atoms. Refrigerators 1 Could a large refrigerator reduce global warming? Santa Anna winds are hot because the air is compressed as it moves from the mountains to lower elevations: Pressure is higher at lower elevation so V decreases This is work done on the system and shows up as a temperature increa...
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