the flow of heat from one particle to another in a material, such as glass or wood, and from one material to another in an assembly, such as a window, through direct contact.
The transmission or conveying of something through a medium or passage, especially the transmission of electric charge or heat through a conducting medium without perceptible motion of the medium itself.
the loss of heat or, more viscerally, the rise of feeling cold through direct contact with a cold surface. Clothing that doesn't dry and then becomes cold can create dire circumstances, literally drawing heat from your body. Understanding conduction is understanding the need to layer properly.
The transfer of energy by the direct passing of energy or electrons from atom to atom.
Transmission of heat energy by the impact of moving atoms. Contrast with convection.
movement of heat or cold through materials that are solid
The flow of heat through one physical material to another or just out into the air. Heat flowing through the walls of a house travels by Conduction.
the act of energy from heated particles moving from an area of high temperature to an area of cooler temperature. This happens by the transfer of energy between the particles that make up those materials
the transfer of heat through a stationary substance; also the movement of ions or electrons through a material.
transfer of electrical energy from one atom to another. Conduction = transfer of heat energy through a material, from one molecule to another
The transmission of heat, sound, etc. by the transferring of energy from one particle to another.
This is the process by which heat flows from the hotter region of a substance to the colder region without there being any net flow of the material itself. See also: Heat.
The transfer of heat through matter, whether solid, liquid or gas.
the transfer of heat from one molecule to another in direct contact
the transfer of heat from a region of higher temperature to a region of lower temperature by increased kinetic energy. This increased kinetic energy is passed from molecule to molecule. Conductors are materials that heat can pass through. Not all materials are good conductors.
the process by which charged particles move in an organised way through a material thus forming a current.
Heat or electricity transfer through molecular interaction, eg: heat passing along a metal bar.
The ability of electrons to flow through a conductor. It is the reciprocal of resistance. Conduction is also a heat transfer mechanism in solid materials, involving transfer of kinetic energy within its molecular structure.
phenomenon by which, in a given medium, heat flows from a high temperature region to a lower temperature region, or between two media in contact with each other
MOVEMENT OF HEAT THROUGH A SOLID OBJECT BY WAY OF MOLECULAR CONTACT. HEAT/WARMTH ALWAYS MOVES TOWARD COOLER TEMPERATURES.
process in which thermal energy is transferred without any net movement of mass
con-duck-shun The way heat travels through solids.
transfer of energy (heat) from a warmer to a colder region in a material medium, whereby kinetic energy is transmitted between particles without material displacement Wärmeleitung
The transfer of heat within a substance, or between substances through molecular action.
Passage of heat from one material to another by direct contact.
the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
The transfer of energy via collisions of randomly moving atoms and electrons.
The flow of heat due to temperature variations within a material.
the process of transferring heat along the elements of a substance, as from a tube to a fin
The transfer of heat through a substance or between objects by direct molecular contact.
The transfer of heat energy through a material without the material itself moving. Energy
the direct transfer of heat between objects that touch
The process of energy transfer through a solid. In an exhaust system this is typically heat.
Heat transfer from one molecule to another within a substance of from one substance to another.
The transfer of energy (heat) by direct contact in a solid.
the transfer of heat between bodies that are in contact.
Electrical conduction occurs when electrons flow through a material as a result of a potential difference. Heat conduction is one way in which heat can be transferred. Conduction occurs because vibrating atoms or free electrons in the material pass on their energy to their neighbours. Resistance, Conduction
Heat is transferred by direct contact of one heated object to another.
A term used to indicate a device whose contacts must close with rising temperatures.
the transfer of heat through solid objects such as glass, dry wall, brick and other building materials. The greater the difference between the outdoor and indoor temperatures, the faster conduction can occur and the more home a building can gain or lose.
The molecule-to-molecule transfer of kinetic energy (one molecule becomes energized and, in turn, energizes adjacent molecules). A cast-iron skillet handle heats up because of conduction through the metal.
The flow of heat from one part of a substance to another part. A piece of iron with one end placed in a fire will soon become warm from end to end due to the transfer of heat by the actual collision of the air molecules.
Process by which heat or electricity is transmitted through a material or body without movement of the medium itself.
Conduction is the direct flow of heat through a material resulting from physical contact. The transfer of heat by conduction is caused by molecular motion in which molecules transfer their energy to adjoining molecules and increase their temperature.
The transfer of heat within a substance or from one substance to another as a result of molecular motion. Always from warm to cold areas.
The transfer of heat through a solid material.
Heat transfer through a material from a region of higher temperature to a region of lower temperature.
A form of heat transfer through the application of heat to a solid object followed by the subsequent spread of the heat through the object.
Transfer of heat within a substance or from one substance to another by inter-molecular action.
The transfer of heat from one place to another without movement of the medium.
The transfer of heat through a substance by molecular action or from one substance by being in contact with another.
Refers to heat flow through a solid material such as a window frame or glass. In the winter, the interior surface of a window is warmed by the home's heating system, and that heat is conducted (or transferred) to the cooler outdoors.
The flow of heat through a solid material, such as glass or wood, and from one material to another in an assembly, such as a window, through direct con-tact.
Heat transfer to another body or within a body by direct contact.
Process of heat transfer through a material from a warm surface to a cool surface.
A heat transfer phenomenon. When heat travels from a hot solid to a cool solid, it is said that heat traveled through conduction.
The moving of electricity or heat through a conductor.
The transfer of heat through a solid medium. Convection The movement of heated air in an occupied space to provide comfort level.
Conduction occurs when two materials contact each other and pass energy between them.
the transfer of energy by molecular motion from warmer to colder regions through a substance or between objects in direct contact, and without any net external motion
the transportation of heat or electricity from one place to another directly through an object (A frying pan is warmed by a hot stove due to conduction.)
Heat energy can travel through solids by conduction.
The transfer of electromagnetic energy through a material by molecular interaction.
The passing of heat through a roof material into the layer in contact directly beneath the surface.
This is the transfer of heat through a solid, without the movement of the solid.
The transfer of heat by molecular action within a substance or when two substances are in direct contact.
The mode of heat transfer within a body or between bodies in contact with each other.
The direction of heat as it flows from one solid material to another throught direct contact.
the movement of energy through direct contact
The conveying of electrical energy or heat through or by means of a conductor.
Heat transfer and distribution through a solid substance, an alternative to infrared.
The movement of heat from one molecule to another.
Flow of heat directly through a solid material; responsible for most heat loss or gain in a residence.
It is the transfer of heat energy from one region to another region through a substance with out the movement of the substance as a whole is known as conduction. It is the transfer of heat from particle to particle in a substance. Some materials are good conductor and some are bad conductor of heat.
The transmission of heat through, along or from glass to another material in contact with it.
The direct transfer of heat energy through a material
Energy transfer from one material to another by direct contact.
the transfer of heat as a result of the direct contact of rapidly moving molecules through a medium or from one medium to another, without movement of the media. The heat from geothermal water, for instance can be conducted through metal plates or pipes to heat other water for district heating systems or a second organic liquid for use in binary power plants.
heat transfer across a surface, or transfer of heat through a material by passing from one molecule to another.
Heat transfer through a material. Heat flows from a higher-temperature area to a lower-temperature one.
The transmission of heat through and by means of matter unaccompanied by any obvious motion in the matter.
Transfer of heat from one part of a body to another part or to another body in which it is in contact.
A process of heat transfer whereby heat moves directly through a material by molecular agitation.The handle of a cast-iron frying pan becomes hot due to conduction.
1. Heat transfer from particle to particle, occurring most effectively in solids. 2. Transfer of electrical energy through a material via the flow of charged particles, usually electrons.
The transfer of sensible heat from a warm object to a cool object through contact.
The direct transfer of heat through building elements such as walls, ceilings, floors, and windows. This is a major area of home heat loss.
The transmission of heat via direct contact. Divers are most affected by conduction. Water conducts heat 25 times faster away
The transfer of heat between materials that contact each other. Heat passes from the warmer material to the cooler material. For example, a worker's skin can transfer heat to a contacting surface if that surface is cooler, and vice versa.
The transfer of heat by molecular collision. This process is more efficient in metals and other thermal conductors and poorer in fluids and insulators such as refractory.
Way that heat moves as the extra “jiggling” travels away from the hot area of the object (p.131).
the transfer of energy (usually in solids) as particles collide with each other.
Conduction consists of energy transfer directly from atom to atom and represents the flow of energy along a temperature gradient.
transfer of heat through material by communication of kinetic energy from particle to particle rather than by a flow of heated material.
The transfer of energy through a solid without motion of the conducting solid as a whole. Conduction Band The energy band above the energy gap in a semiconductor. Electrons with enough energy to reach the conduction band can freely move within the semiconductor in response to externally applied potential gradients.
Conduction is a term used to describe heat loss through solid materials (frame, spacer bar). Each individual material has a different rate of conduction, which is measured by it's U-Value.
The transmission of energy (heat) through a medium without perceptible motion of that medium (direct contact).
Heat transfer through the movement of atoms within a substance. The transfer of heat from one body to another by direct contact (electric stove electrode to the utensil), within the same body (metal bar heated at one end), or through another heat-conducting medium (double boiler).
The transfer of heat within the material itself.
1. A transmission of electricity or heat, etc by the passage of energy from particle to particle. 2. Heat transfer between objects with different temperatures.
The process of heat transfer through materials and adjoining substances.
Heat transfer by molecular collisions.