what is latent heat of vaporization?

Asked by  | 14th Mar, 2008, 04:36: PM

Expert Answer:

Latent heat of vaporization is the heat energy required to change 1kg of a liquid to gas at atmospheric pressure at its boiling point. It is because of this latent heat that steam is more dangerous than boiling water.

Answered by  | 20th Dec, 2017, 05:50: PM