Lect2 -- Energy Transformation

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Unformatted text preview: d) all of the above; e) only b and c 5) Kilowatt hours is a measure of: a) Force b) Power c) Energy d) none of the above. The Electromagnetic Spectrum Electromagnetic spectrum Visible Spectrum: What determines Color of Light Emission? Black Body Radiation All objects emit electromagnetic radiation, with a spectrum that depends on absolute temperature. There are 2 characteristics: λmax = (constant)/T Total =(const)*T4 T is K Spectrum 1 2013‐8‐29 Earth‐Sun System Earth Radiation Balance SUN Sunlight (visible) 35% reflected 65% absorbed, reradiated as ‘Earthlight...
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