An intensive property is sometimes defined as a ratio of two extensive properties. Intensive properties do not depend on the amount of material in the system. An extensive property is a property of matter that depends on amount. ...
Density (symbol: Ï - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Temperature is the physical property of a system which underlies the common notions of hot and cold; the material with the higher temperature is said to be hotter. ... The specific heat capacity (symbol c or s, also called specific heat) of a substance is defined as heat capacity per unit mass. ... Electric potential is the potential energy per unit charge associated with a static (time-invariant) electric field, also called the electrostatic potential, typically measured in volts. ...
an intensiveproperty of a system is a physical property 1) A physical property is an aspect of an object that can be experienced using one of the five human senses: touch, taste, smell, sight or sound, or, in an extended sense, detected through any measuring device.
However, some of the intensiveproperties are statistical in nature (e.g.
temperatureTemperature is the physical property of a system which underlies the common notions of "hot" and "cold"; the material with the higher temperature is said to be hotter.
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