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Encyclopedia > Intensive property

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. ...


Examples of intensive properties

Density (symbol: ρ - 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. ...

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TIC Investing Options - TIC - Tenant-in-Common (978 words)
Your income from the replacement property may be higher than what you were receiving from the original property, depending on your leverage.
As tenants in common (TIC) you share the tax benefits, income and appreciation of the property on a pro rata basis, but that is depending on your particular share of the property.
This is accomplished without the time commitment of active property management that would otherwise be required, if you were the sole owner of the property.
Intensive property - encyclopedia article about Intensive property. (838 words)
an intensive property 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 intensive properties are statistical in nature (e.g.
temperature 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.
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