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Difference between Enthalpy and latent heat
« on: April 27, 2011, 11:57:46 PM »
Can anybody studying thermodynamics explain the difference between Enthalpy and latent heat? Thanks.

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Re: Difference between Enthalpy and latent heat
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2011, 03:45:51 AM »
As far as I know "latent heat" is just an antiquated way of saying enthalpy.

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Re: Difference between Enthalpy and latent heat
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2011, 05:23:21 AM »
Latent heat is the one observed without a change in temperature - which usually means phase transition.
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Re: Difference between Enthalpy and latent heat
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2011, 12:50:23 PM »
Thanks a lot!

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