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Latent heat of vaporization
Heat that is added, therby changing the physical properties.
Latent heat of vaporization
Heat used in the conversion of a solid to a liquid.
Conduction
Heat transfer by conduction occurs when energy is transmitted by direct contact between molecules of two or more bodies in physical contact with each other.
Convection
Heat transfer by convection occurs when heat moves from one place to another by means of current within some fluid medium.
Specific heat
Thermal property of matter that must be determined experimentally for each substance.
Latent heat
Heat added or removed that cannot be measured by a change in temperature, but accomplishes a change in state.
Sensible heat
Heat added or removed from matter that can be measured by a change in temperature of the matter.
1 BTU =
778 foot-pounds
Atmospheric pressure
14.7 psia @ sea level and lesser at higher altitudes