heat of evaporation


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heat of evaporation

[′hēt əv i‚vap·ə′rā·shən]
(thermodynamics)
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After some time temperature reaches steady state because latent heat of evaporation is equal to the rate of heat transfer to the water at the skin surface.
It was a warning manifesting, in part, the intensification of storms fed by the increased heat of evaporation from the warming Gulf of Mexico.
where [M.sub.c] is the mass of formed during the period of melting condensate (27 kg); [K.sub.m] is the share of titanium, which evaporates in this technology of melting from the mould (0.545) according to data of [2]; qe is the specific heat of evaporation of titanium (9090 kJ/kg); [tau] is the duration of melting (6.25 h = = 22500 s).
The Econoclim range operates on the principle of latent heat of evaporation, whereby energy in the incoming air (in the form of heat) is used to evaporate water from a set of humidification mats.