Explanation: In this page, I just want to remind you that there is a difference between converting a specific temperature and converting a change in temperature (we will do this using the following example) as well as provide you with all the temperature conversion formulas you will need in chemical engineering.
Converting a temperature at 10°C and a change in 10°C to °F, as we now know, are not one in the same. The first corresponds to 50°F and the second corresponds to a change of 18°F. These conversions are illustrated below. The temperature in the cooler is 10°C, how many °F is it? use T(°F) = 1.8 * T(°C) + 32, so T(°F) = 1.8 * 10°C + 32 = 50°F The temperature in the cooler increase 10°C, how many °F did it increase? use ΔT(°F) = 1.8*ΔT(°C), so ΔT(°F) = 1.8 * 10°C = 18°F

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