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# What is a source of conduction?

Updated: 9/16/2023

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Conduction itself can have no source.

Conduction is the action of moving kinetic energy through particles using vibration.

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### Does conduction produce heat?

no, conduction describes how the heat is transported not how it is generated. With conduction, a heat source is still needed.

### What is the definition of thermal conduction?

The definition of thermal conduction is heat transfer. Thermal conduction is when heat is transferred from one source to another.

### Heat energy can be transferred from a source to a receiver by?

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### What has the author Nicolaos George Fkiaras written?

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### How does conduction worrk?

Conduction can only occur in solids. Good conductors are metal, for example. In conduction, there is a heat source. The heat will heat up one part of the solid. As a result, the particles vibrate voilently. Then, the vibrating particles will make particles next to them vibrate and so on...

### How many ways does heat transfer occur?

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### Two examples of conduction are heating a pot over a stove and roasting marshmallows?

Heating a pot over a stove is an example of conduction heat. However, roasting a marshmallow near a heat source such as a campfire is an example of radiation heat.

### When heat travels in a vacuum to heat another source this is known as?

Radiative heat transfer, or simply: radiation. As opposed to conduction and convection.

### How does conduction heat solids?

Heat energy from the source causes the particles to oscillate (vibrate) this chains and causes neighbouring particles to vibrate.