Please tell me what is Specific Latent heat?

Please tell me what is Specific Latent heat?


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Radhika Batra
247 Points
13 years ago

Dear Venu,

In order to change the state of a substance (from solid to liquid or from liquid to gas) heat has to be supplied to it.  During this process temperature remains constant. The amount of heat supplied per unit mass for such a process is known as the Specific Latent Heat of that substance for that process. provides online iit jee courses and IIT JEE Test Series with IITians. Click here to get free online test series and check your status timely or you can join us as our registered user for getting best iit jee study material or iit jee test series.

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