Energy Transfer

Energy transfer is the transfer of energy from one object or material to another.

There are a few main ways that energy transfer occurs:

  • Radiant energy (radiation)
  • Heat conduction (travelling heat)
  • Convection (currents of warm air)
  • Electrical power transmission
  • Mechanical work (machines)

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