Classical Physics


Mpemba Effect

Authors: Nainan K. Varghese

Two equal volumes of water, one slightly warmer than the other, when placed in similar external conditions to freeze, warmer water is noticed to freeze before the other. This phenomenon, (called Mpemba effect), is the result of difference in rate of inter-atomic movements during cooling stages of macro bodies with different initial temperatures.

Comments: 4 Pages. Originally published in 'General Science Journal'

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[v1] 20 Mar 2011
[v2] 2013-10-14 10:36:33

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