Heat of Vaporization
Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
How to Cite
Persaud, N. 2005. Heat of Vaporization. Water Encyclopedia. 4:263–265.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
The thermodynamic basis for the Clausius–Claypeyron equation for liquid to vapor transition is developed and discussed with specific reference to the heat of vaporization (Lv) for water. Examples using the Clausius–Clapeyron, Antoine, and Richards equations for calculating Lv are presented.
- Clapeyron Emile;
- Clausius–Clapeyron equation;
- specific enthalpy water;
- antoine equation water