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What is latent heat? Units of latent heat and its types

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What is latent heat?

Whenever a solid is heated, then its temperature starts increasing, and at a certain high temperature the solid starts changing into liquid. At this time the heat given to the solid does not increase the temperature of the solid, but all the heat is spent in converting the solid into a liquid. to this heat Latent Heat it is said.

Units of Latent Heat

Its unit is joule per kg in MKS system and calories per gram in CGS system.

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Types of Latent Heat

It is of two types, which are as follows-

(i) latent heat of fusion

The amount of heat required to change a unit mass of a substance from a solid state to a liquid state or from a liquid state to a solid state without changing its temperature. Latent Heat of Melting it is said.

capital letters of this english ‘L’ is displayed by.
latent heat of ice 80 kcal per kg it occurs.

(ii) latent heat of vaporization

The amount of heat required to change a unit mass of a substance from a liquid state to a vapor state or from a vapor state to a liquid state without changing its temperature. Latent Heat of Vaporisation it is said.

latent heat of steam 539 kcal per kg it occurs.

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