in conduction heat is transferred through the _______ of two objects

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In conduction heat is transferred through the body of two objects. And by body, we mean the atoms and molecules of the bodies.

Conduction is one of the three forms of heat transfer, other two being convection and radiation. In conduction, heat is transferred from one object to another when...

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In conduction heat is transferred through the body of two objects. And by body, we mean the atoms and molecules of the bodies.

Conduction is one of the three forms of heat transfer, other two being convection and radiation. In conduction, heat is transferred from one object to another when they are in contact with each other, i.e. to say, they are touching each other. The use of ice pack or a hot water bottle are examples of thermal conduction, where the heat is transferred from the hotter body to the colder one.

At microscopic level, heat provides kinetic energy to the atoms and molecules within a body and this motion of microscopic bodies is transferred to other atoms/molecules that are at rest and that is how the heat energy is transferred from hotter to colder region.

Thus, in thermal conduction, through physical contact (at macroscopic level) and vibrations of atoms/molecules (at microscopic level), the heat is transferred from one object to the other.

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