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what is the difference between enthalpy and latent heat??? are they same??

what is the difference between enthalpy and latent heat???  are they same??

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Yash Baheti IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 97 Points
7 years ago

Enthalpy and latent heat are simply related. The latent heat of va-
porization Lv is defined as the difference in enthalpy between a fixed mass
of vapor and the same mass of liquid. That is Lv=Hvap−Hliq
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Similarly, the latent heat of fusion is given by Lf=Hliq−Hsol , and the latent heat of sublimations is given by Ls=Hvap−Hsol . These enthalpy differences are
related through Ls=Lf+Lv
Yash Baheti IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 97 Points
7 years ago

Enthalpy and latent heat are simply related. The latent heat of va- porization Lv is defined as the difference in enthalpy between a fixed mass of vapor and the same mass of liquid. That is Lv=Hvap−Hliq . Similarly, the latent heat of fusion is given by Lf=Hliq−Hsol , and the latent heat of sublimations is given by Ls=Hvap−Hsol . These enthalpy differences are related through Ls=Lf+Lv

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