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Subject: why arc is hot?

Date: Wed Nov 5 00:33:03 2003
Posted by abdullah
Grade level: undergrad School: Universiti Malaya
City: kuala lumpur State/Province: No state entered. Country: MALAYSIA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1068013983.Ph

plasma arc cutting is using an arc to melted the metal. Metal 
will melted and vaporized. How the arc generate the thermal energy. i know it 
hot but i dont know how it become hot.

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