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Heat is a form of energy associated with the motion of atoms or molecules. For example, when we compress air, it becomes hot. This is caused by the molecules in air colliding together in a compressed space. Heat is generated as a result of these collisions.

Heat flows from a hotter to a colder body, and is transmitted in the following ways:

  • By conduction through solids
  • By convection through fluids
  • By radiation through empty spaces

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If you want to contact the CP Fitters' Section, you can Contact Us by email, admin@cpfitters.info, or by telephone: 00 353 1 8167543 This number gets you through to the CP Fitters' Section, Baldoyle Satellite Unit.

Our Address is : Construction Plant Fitters' Section, Unit 116, Grange Way, Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Baldoyle, Dublin D13 CA48.
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