Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 12 - Solids and Modern Materials - Exercises - Page 524: 12.46


This part of the bar will also be hot to the touch.

Work Step by Step

Metals conduct heat an electricity highly efficiently. These properties are due to their delocalized electrons which efficiently transfer energy. Because they are delocalized, they can easily collide with other electrons, transferring energy throughout the metal. This will allow the heat from the sunny side of the bar to transfer to the shaded part of the bar.
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