Illustrations of radiation

United Kingdom, 1947

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Transference of Heat”.
Explains how heat sources emit radiations both as heat waves or infra-red waves and as light waves; how objects absorbing heat radiations rise in temperature; how heat is produced in glass-houses and how such glass-houses are cooled; explains the effects of clouds on radiation from the sun; shows how the shape of the earth results in different concentrations of the sun’s radiation at the poles and at the equator.

Credits

production company

Realist Films

Language

English

Duration

00:07:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29706

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Heat

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Heating

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radiation

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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