Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 16 - Think and Explain: 79

Answer

Wear the clear plastic coat on the outside of the black coat to take advantage of the greenhouse effect.

Work Step by Step

Sunlight will pass through the clear layer, and be absorbed in the black layer. The clear coat should trap the infrared wavelengths. This is discussed on page 312.
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