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Chapter 2
Every Temperature Tells a Story

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How hot would a resistor have to be to actually glow? Higher or lower than the melting point of solder? Lab legends always mention glowing components or melting solder, but how hot would that actually be? And what is the ideal serving temperature for ice cream? Lesson: Putting some landmarks on the temperature scale.

  • Significant Reference Points of the Temperature Scale
Topics: Temperature

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