WHAT IS LATENT HEAT ?

Asked by  | 26th Feb, 2008, 06:59: PM

Expert Answer:

Latent heat  is the amount of heat energy required to change state of 1kg of matter like latent heat of fusion is heat energy required to change state of 1kg of solid  into liquid at its melting point. This hidden heat which breaks the force of attraction between molecules and changes the state is known as latent heat.
      
 

Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2008, 02:45: PM

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