latent heat of fusion


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latent heat of fusion

[′lāt·ənt ¦hēt əv ′fyü·zhən]
(thermodynamics)
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In the mixture, SA has a purpose of storing latent heat of fusion during its solid -liquid phase change while the polymer (PVC or PVA) acts as a supporting material to avoid melted SA leakage because of its structural power.
However, some researchers suggest that latent heat of fusion has insignificant effect on temperature distribution [18].
One possible way to reduce borehole length at peak conditions would be to include phase change materials inside boreholes to take advantage of the high energy content associated with the latent heat of fusion of some materials.
Both the particle size dependent melting temperature and latent heat of fusion were observed.
Tool life is expected to be better r than the aluminum permanent mold process due to the lower latent heat of fusion of magnesium alloys and the very low solubility of iron in magnesium.
However, it should be noted that the interfacial temperature increases only up to a certain limit (corresponding to the latent heat of fusion), whereby further increase in barrel temperature will have negligible effects on the interfacial temperature.
In this study, we examine the burning of large candles, with no scent or dye added, by looking at the energy of combustion, the specific heat capacity, and latent heat of fusion. This allows us to determine how much energy is getting from the flame to the wax in the burning process.