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heat of condensation

noun, Physics.
1.
the heat liberated by a unit mass of gas at its boiling point as it condenses to a liquid: equal to the heat of vaporization.
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  • Using the latent heat of condensation means a remarkable improvement in an annual efficiency.
  • L is the latent heat of condensation, and p is the density of water.
  • L is the latent heat of condensation of the adsorbate.
  • The heat of condensation is rejected in mechanical draft cooling towers.
  • The heat content of the gas and the heat of condensation of the steam are used for heating.

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