heat of sublimation


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Noun1.heat of sublimation - heat absorbed by a unit mass of material when it changes from a solid to a gaseous state
heat of transformation, latent heat - heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
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In order to evaluate the surface activity of the elements in molten iron the calculations, using such criteria as melting temperature, surface energy, specific heat of sublimation, entropy in the standard condition, statistic generalized moment, total electron potential barrier for iron and addition have been carried out.
Therefore, throughout this phase, the product will remain colder than the temperature of the shelf that is supplying the heat of sublimation.
CO2 is the most effective dry cooling agent because it forms snow with a high latent heat of sublimation at -78 degrees C.