Differenciate between latent heat of fusion and latent heat of vapourisation.

Asked by  | 3rd Aug, 2008, 08:00: AM

Expert Answer:

LATENT HEAT OF FUSION:Quantity of heat in joules required to convert 1 Kg of the solid (at its melting point) to liquid , without any change in temperature.

LATENT HEAT OF VAPORISATION: Quantity of heat in joules required to convert 1Kg of the liquid (at its boiling point) to vapour or gas, without any change in temperature.

Answered by  | 4th Aug, 2008, 12:36: PM

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