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Thermodynamics: Temperature and Heat

Heat Heat Inflammation has a relaxing effect on the muscles, improves blood circulation Circulation The movement of the blood as it is pumped through the cardiovascular system. ABCDE Assessment, has an analgesic effect and often has also an antiphlogistic effect—in the case of chronic, non-active inflammations. The muscle tone Muscle tone The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, its active resistance to stretch. In skeletal muscle, tonus is dependent upon efferent innervation. Skeletal Muscle Contraction is decreased by warmth and persistent cold. Thermotherapy refers to the usage of different heating methods on the patient. But what exactly is “ heat Heat Inflammation”? How does our body heat Heat Inflammation up, and how is heat Heat Inflammation transported?

Last updated: 19 May, 2022

Editorial responsibility: Stanley Oiseth, Lindsay Jones, Evelin Maza

Definition of Temperature

T = Temperature [K], [°C]

Temperature is a physical parameter. The following statements are based on the temperature of substances:

  • Thermodynamic equilibrium Equilibrium Occurs when tumor cells survive the initial elimination attempt These cells are not able to progress, being maintained in a state of dormancy by the adaptive immune system. In this phase, tumor immunogenicity is edited, where T cells keep selectively attacking highly immunogenic tumor cells.This attack leaves other cells with less immunogenicity to potentially develop resistance to the immune response. Cancer Immunotherapy exists if 2 bodies at the same temperature do not exchange heat Heat Inflammation between them. If they are at different temperatures, heat Heat Inflammation flows from the warmer to the colder body until an equilibrium Equilibrium Occurs when tumor cells survive the initial elimination attempt These cells are not able to progress, being maintained in a state of dormancy by the adaptive immune system. In this phase, tumor immunogenicity is edited, where T cells keep selectively attacking highly immunogenic tumor cells.This attack leaves other cells with less immunogenicity to potentially develop resistance to the immune response. Cancer Immunotherapy is achieved.
  • The average kinetic energy of a gas depends directly on its temperature.
  • The properties of substances that depend on temperature include thermal expansion, density, and electric resistance Resistance Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow. Ventilation: Mechanics of Breathing.

The basic unit (SI) of temperature is Kelvin [K]. In Europe, it is also common to use °C (1°C = 273.15 K).

The astronomer Anders Celsius defined benchmarks Benchmarks Quality Measurement and Improvement for the Celsius scale Scale Dermatologic Examination. According to Celsius, the boiling point of pure water was 0°C and the melting point was 100°C. The boiling and melting points were only reversed after his death, although he laid the foundation for temperature measurements used currently.

The Zeroth law: the concept of temperature

Quantities that only depend on the appearance of a system are known as state variables. They only depend on the current state:

  • Examples are pressure, temperature, and volume
  • Counter-example is ‘the amount of added heat Heat Inflammation

Temperature is equivalent for all materials, such that if 2 objects are in thermal equilibrium Equilibrium Occurs when tumor cells survive the initial elimination attempt These cells are not able to progress, being maintained in a state of dormancy by the adaptive immune system. In this phase, tumor immunogenicity is edited, where T cells keep selectively attacking highly immunogenic tumor cells.This attack leaves other cells with less immunogenicity to potentially develop resistance to the immune response. Cancer Immunotherapy with a 3rd, they are in equilibrium Equilibrium Occurs when tumor cells survive the initial elimination attempt These cells are not able to progress, being maintained in a state of dormancy by the adaptive immune system. In this phase, tumor immunogenicity is edited, where T cells keep selectively attacking highly immunogenic tumor cells.This attack leaves other cells with less immunogenicity to potentially develop resistance to the immune response. Cancer Immunotherapy with each other.

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0th-Law-Temperature

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The Absolute Zero

According to its definition, absolute 0 is the lowest temperature that can still be measured. It is at 0 Kelvin (= – 273.15°C). The theory implies that gases get colder with diminishing particle speed. At the absolute 0, the speed of all particles equals 0, suggesting that no negative temperatures can be measured on the absolute temperature scale Scale Dermatologic Examination (Kelvin).

Thermal State Equations for Gases

For ideal gases, the pressure is directly proportional to the temperature. The following laws describe the correlation Correlation Determination of whether or not two variables are correlated. This means to study whether an increase or decrease in one variable corresponds to an increase or decrease in the other variable. Causality, Validity, and Reliability between 2 parameters while other parameters remain constant:

Law of Boyle-Mariotte

If the pressure of an ideal gas is increased and the temperature and the amount of substance remain constant, the pressure is inversely proportional to the volume:

ρ ∼ 1 / V

Law of Gayle-Lussac

The volume of an ideal gas is proportional to its temperature as long as the amounts of substance and pressure remain constant.

V ∼ T

Amonton’s Law

If an ideal gas is heated, the pressure is increased, and when cooled down, the pressure of the gas declines.

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

Different substances expand to different degrees under a constant increase in temperature. The phenomenon is known as thermal expansion, which does not occur steadily, and is classified depending on the extent of expansion:

Linear coefficient of thermal expansion

The linear coefficient of thermal expansion is defined as the change in length of a substance in relation to its total length.

α Coefficient of linear expansion [10-6 / K ] at 20°C
L Length [m]
ΔL Change of length [m]
ΔT Change of temperature [K]

α = 1 / L * ΔL / ΔT

Volume-specific expansion coefficient/cubic expansion coefficient

The volume-specific expansion coefficient is defined as the change in volume of a body in relation to its total volume when the temperature is changed by 1 K.

γ Cubic expansion coefficient [10-3 / K] at 20°C
V0 Volume prior to heating [m³]
δV Change of volume [m³]
δT Change of temperature [K]

γ = 1/ V0 * (δV / δT)

Temperature Measurements

The temperature of a substance can be measured depending on its different characteristics.

Liquid thermometer

A liquid—usually mercury Mercury A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200. 59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to mercury poisoning. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing. Renal Tubular Acidosis or dyed alcohol—is placed in a thin tube with an attached scale Scale Dermatologic Examination. The temperature is measured by the changes in volume during heating or cooling of the liquid. The liquid in the thermometer must:

  • expand quickly and uniformly across a wide range of temperatures.
  • not stick to the sides of the tube.

Water is not appropriate due to the anomalous expansion of water, i.e., if the water is heated from -15°C, it expands but only until 0°C. At this point, it starts to melt and contract up to 4°C. Upon further heating, the water expands uniformly until its boiling point.

Gas thermometer

A drop of mercury Mercury A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200. 59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to mercury poisoning. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing. Renal Tubular Acidosis is placed in a thin tube, similar to the liquid thermometer. The tube encloses a small volume of gas, which expands if warmed up or decreases upon cooling down.

Bimetallic thermometer

The thermal expansion varies depending on the substance. A coiled bimetallic strip consists of 2 different types of metal and is attached to an indicator Indicator Methods for assessing flow through a system by injection of a known quantity of an indicator, such as a dye, radionuclide, or chilled liquid, into the system and monitoring its concentration over time at a specific point in the system. Body Fluid Compartments. When the bimetallic strip is heated, the 2 metals expand at different intensities, which leads to a deflection of the indicator Indicator Methods for assessing flow through a system by injection of a known quantity of an indicator, such as a dye, radionuclide, or chilled liquid, into the system and monitoring its concentration over time at a specific point in the system. Body Fluid Compartments.

Electronic thermometer/ resistance Resistance Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow. Ventilation: Mechanics of Breathing thermometer

Electric resistance Resistance Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow. Ventilation: Mechanics of Breathing strongly depends on the temperature, especially in the case of semiconductors. The resistance Resistance Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow. Ventilation: Mechanics of Breathing of a thermistor decreases with increasing temperature. Reduction in resistance Resistance Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow. Ventilation: Mechanics of Breathing leads to an increased current flow Flow Blood flows through the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins in a closed, continuous circuit. Flow is the movement of volume per unit of time. Flow is affected by the pressure gradient and the resistance fluid encounters between 2 points. Vascular resistance is the opposition to flow, which is caused primarily by blood friction against vessel walls. Vascular Resistance, Flow, and Mean Arterial Pressure, which alters the temperature.

Thermochromism

Thermochromic materials change color or emit light following changes in temperature.

Heat

Q Heat Heat Inflammation [J]
c Specific heat Heat Inflammation capacity [J/(kg*K)]

An increase in temperature results in an increase in the kinetic energy of the smallest parts. Heating implies energy input. Cooling implies energy extraction.

Heat Heat Inflammation is a special type of energy. According to the principle of conservation of energy, the inner energy can only be generated via conversion of other types of energy such as mechanic, electric, chemical or nuclear energy.Remember: Energy cannot be destroyed but only converted from one form of energy into another.

Heat Heat Inflammation and inner energy are equal to other forms of energy and at least partially interconvertible.

The absorbed heat Heat Inflammation of a material is proportional to its mass Mass Three-dimensional lesion that occupies a space within the breast Imaging of the Breast and to the change in its temperature. The specific heat Heat Inflammation capacity generally indicates the amount of heat Heat Inflammation necessary to heat Heat Inflammation one kilogram of a specific substance by 1 K. A calorimeter such as heat Heat Inflammation flow Flow Blood flows through the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins in a closed, continuous circuit. Flow is the movement of volume per unit of time. Flow is affected by the pressure gradient and the resistance fluid encounters between 2 points. Vascular resistance is the opposition to flow, which is caused primarily by blood friction against vessel walls. Vascular Resistance, Flow, and Mean Arterial Pressure calorimeter, heat Heat Inflammation balance calorimeter or adiabatic calorimeter can be used to measure the specific heat Heat Inflammation capacity, which is the change of heat Heat Inflammation within a body and thus the change of inner kinetic energy.

Heat Heat Inflammation is calculated as:

ΔQ = c * m * ΔT

The heat Heat Inflammation absorbed or emitted by a body equals the product Product A molecule created by the enzymatic reaction. Basics of Enzymes of specific heat Heat Inflammation capacity, the mass Mass Three-dimensional lesion that occupies a space within the breast Imaging of the Breast of the body and the change of temperature.

First law of energy

The energy in a closed system is conserved. Energy can be added or subtracted to the system but is not lost or gained within a system. The internal energy of a system is expressed as U.

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1st Law of Energy

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Thermal output

P Thermal output [W]

If a heat Heat Inflammation source provides a specific amount of heat Heat Inflammation within a specific interval of time, the thermal output is defined by the quotient of heat Heat Inflammation and time.

P = ΔQ / Δt

Thermal convection

Heat Heat Inflammation can be transferred in 3 different ways: conduction, convection, and radiation Radiation Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (sound), electromagnetic energy waves (such as light; radio waves; gamma rays; or x-rays), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as electrons; neutrons; protons; or alpha particles). Osteosarcoma. In this process, heat Heat Inflammation is transferred from a hotter body to a colder one.

If a body is heated in one place, the density of the liquid is reduced at that location due to the increase in temperature. Buoyancy raises the warm liquid up and the colder liquid sinks to the bottom, which leads to the transport of water mass Mass Three-dimensional lesion that occupies a space within the breast Imaging of the Breast carrying heat Heat Inflammation energy.

Humans continuously exchange heat Heat Inflammation with their surroundings via four mechanisms.

Conduction (transfer of heat Heat Inflammation via direct contact)

Heat Heat Inflammation travels from places at a higher temperature to neighboring (bordering) places at a lower temperature via the transfer of kinetic energy between different molecules. The better the conductor, the more rapid is the heat Heat Inflammation transfer.

Convection (exchange of heat Heat Inflammation through a medium such as air or water)

The movement of particles in liquids and gases is also defined as convection, which is an important factor controlling the emission of body heat Heat Inflammation during thermoregulation Thermoregulation Body temperature can be divided into external temperature, which involves the skin, and core temperature, which involves the CNS and viscera. While external temperature can be variable, the core temperature is maintained within a narrow range of 36.5-37.5ºC (97.7-99.5ºF). Body Temperature Regulation. Convection facilitates the transport of blood gases throughout the body with the blood flow Blood flow Blood flow refers to the movement of a certain volume of blood through the vasculature over a given unit of time (e.g., mL per minute). Vascular Resistance, Flow, and Mean Arterial Pressure.

Radiation Radiation Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (sound), electromagnetic energy waves (such as light; radio waves; gamma rays; or x-rays), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as electrons; neutrons; protons; or alpha particles). Osteosarcoma ( heat Heat Inflammation radiation Radiation Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (sound), electromagnetic energy waves (such as light; radio waves; gamma rays; or x-rays), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as electrons; neutrons; protons; or alpha particles). Osteosarcoma through electromagnetic waves)

Heat Heat Inflammation radiation Radiation Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (sound), electromagnetic energy waves (such as light; radio waves; gamma rays; or x-rays), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as electrons; neutrons; protons; or alpha particles). Osteosarcoma does not require an intermediate medium to transport thermal energy from a warmer body to a colder one. Heat Heat Inflammation rays are not only emitted by warm bodies that emit light but also by non-light emitting bodies when their temperature is higher than the temperature of their surroundings. Upon the impact of heat Heat Inflammation rays, a body at a lower temperature is heated up.

Evaporation (loss of heat Heat Inflammation through vaporization)

Vaporization occurs via skin Skin The skin, also referred to as the integumentary system, is the largest organ of the body. The skin is primarily composed of the epidermis (outer layer) and dermis (deep layer). The epidermis is primarily composed of keratinocytes that undergo rapid turnover, while the dermis contains dense layers of connective tissue. Skin: Structure and Functions in the form of sweat.

The Principle of Thermodynamics

W work performed [J]
H enthalpy Enthalpy Enzyme Kinetics [J]
U inner energy, has no unit
p pressure
V volume

The state of a gas is identified depending on the 3 state variables: pressure, volume, and temperature. Change in 2 or all state variables is referred to as a change of state. Each state of a system carries a specific, clearly defined value of inner energy, based on the 1st principle of thermodynamics applies. The input of heat Heat Inflammation and kinetic energy increases the inner energy of a closed system.

If Q is the amount of heat Heat Inflammation energy input, W denotes the conducted mechanical work and ΔU represents the change of inner energy, then:

ΔU = Q + W

In the case of ideal gases, mechanical work leads to a change in volume. The input of heat Heat Inflammation energy results in increased inner energy and volume. The inner energy refers to the total energy within a system. It only depends on the states of pressure, volume, and temperature. The change of inner energy is determined only by initial and final states.

The sum of inner energy and the product Product A molecule created by the enzymatic reaction. Basics of Enzymes of pressure and volume is referred to as enthalpy Enthalpy Enzyme Kinetics. The product Product A molecule created by the enzymatic reaction. Basics of Enzymes of pressure and volume equals the amount of displacement Displacement The process by which an emotional or behavioral response that is appropriate for one situation appears in another situation for which it is inappropriate. Defense Mechanisms.

H = U + (ρ * V)

Thermal conduction

Since the conduction of heat Heat Inflammation is a particularly important topic in medicine, this chapter will address the issue in further detail.

The easiest mode of heat Heat Inflammation transfer is heat Heat Inflammation conduction. As mentioned earlier, heat Heat Inflammation transfer occurs from a warmer substance to the colder one.

Heat Heat Inflammation conduction only occurs inside matter and across a temperature gradient. Different materials display different heat Heat Inflammation conductivity, which is expressed as the coefficient of thermal conductivity. The coefficient of thermal conductivity is the amount of heat Heat Inflammation that is transferred per time unit across 2 opposite sides of a cube with an edge length of 1 m and a temperature difference of 1 K, with the other sides of the cube remaining completely impermeable to heat Heat Inflammation.

It is also possible to express the thermal conductivity of materials with respect to a specific substance, to obtain the relative conductivity.

Metals generally are good heat Heat Inflammation conductors. Bad heat Heat Inflammation conductors are gases, wool, paper, and other materials, which are used in thermal insulation.

Different heat Heat Inflammation therapies are used in medicine, for example, to improve and preserve the function of the locomotor system, to strengthen and relax musculature, improve the muscle tone Muscle tone The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, its active resistance to stretch. In skeletal muscle, tonus is dependent upon efferent innervation. Skeletal Muscle Contraction, or relieve pain Pain An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by nerve endings of nociceptive neurons. Pain: Types and Pathways.

Thermal conduction

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