Microwave Ovens


Subject:
Recipes & Food Preparation , Technology , Microwave cooking , Household Appliances

Description:
This site explains how microwave ovens cook food by heating water molecules. "The microwave oven generates electromagnetic waves (called microwaves) which makes water move. This motion leads to friction, and friction leads to heating." Includes interactive features. Part of the Physics 2000 website (written for the layperson) from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Publisher:
University of Colorado at Boulder

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/microwaves/


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