Difference Between Temperature & Internal Energy?

Answer Thermodynamics is the study of temperature and heat, which is the amount of internal energy found in substances. These common words "temperature" and "heat" have loose colloquial meanings, but from... Read More »

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How to Check an Internal Meat Temperature?

A meat thermometer checks the internal temperature of cooked meat to ensure that the meat is thoroughly cooked and hot enough to kill any harmful bacteria that might be present, without overcooking... Read More »

What Are Two General Ways to Increase the Internal Energy of a Substance?

In thermodynamics (the science of the relations between heat and mechanical energy or work), the internal energy of a substance is defined as the total energy of its molecules. This energy consists... Read More »

What is the correct internal temperature for cooking pork tenderloin?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture advises cooks to heat pork tenderloin to an internal temperature of at least 160 degrees F. At that temperature, the meat will be cooked to medium doneness, while... Read More »

How to Adjust the Temperature of a Laptop's Internal Cooling System?

The temperature of a laptop's internal cooling system is managed by an internal fan that makes the air in the laptop cool, and a "heatsink" device connected to a microprocessor chip that absorbs he... Read More »