heat of solidification


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heat of solidification

[′hēt əv sə‚lid·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(thermodynamics)
The increase in enthalpy when 1 mole of a solid is formed from a liquid or, less commonly, a gas at constant pressure and temperature.
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According to the measured and calculated latent heat values for the 3XX series of aluminum alloys, the latent heat of solidification is strongly dependent on the silicon content and only slightly dependent on the copper content.