Energy transfer is the conveyance of energy from one item to another; the transfer occurs among different scales and motions. Energy transfer may mean different things in different sciences. More »

Energy is transferred through conduction, convection or radiation. There are many forms of energy, but these are the only three ways in which energy is transferred to another object. More »

A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place is known as a wave. The substance that carries the wave is known as the medium. More »

Energy, the ability of a system to do work, has a variety of measurement units, but the most basic unit of energy is the joule. Named after James Joule, the joule was developed to explain the relationship between heat an... More »

Without friction, energy transfer would be easier and stopping motion would be more difficult. If there was no friction, there would be no force slowing down motion when two objects rubbed against one another. More »

The transfer of energy from one object to another occurs when there is a reaction, such as during a collision, according to the Chemical Education Digital Library. Different forms of energy, such as heat, light and motio... More »

Bathroom scales utilize a series of levers to distribute weight evenly while placing tension on a spring connected to a dial. The spring is calibrated so that it elongates under force, turning the attached dial until it ... More »