heat of vaporization


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heat of vaporization

n.
The amount of heat required to convert a unit mass of a liquid at its boiling point into vapor without an increase in temperature.
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Noun1.heat of vaporization - heat absorbed by a unit mass of a material at its boiling point in order to convert the material into a gas at the same temperature
heat of transformation, latent heat - heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
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The combination of Equations 3 and 4 results in the Equation 7, which is used to estimate the latent heat of vaporization of the product (Correa et al.
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The amount of heat that can be transported as latent heat of vaporization is usually several orders of magnitude larger than that which can be transported as sensible heat in a conventional convective system.
Heat of vaporization initially is high as mixture of gas and water but with removing water gas left behind having low heat of vaporization.
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Cooling efficiency is said to be increased 300% because the latent heat of vaporization of water is much greater than the heat capacity of liquid water.
When that happens, the liquid picks up the latent heat of vaporization.
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