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blackleg84 May 22, 2008 18:10

meaning of enthalpy

I would like to know what the meaning of enthalpy is and its difference with sensible enthaply.


Jaap May 27, 2008 21:17

Re: meaning of enthalpy
h = u + Pv

It is just a convenient energy bookkeeping tool for flowing media. The sensible enthalpy comes from the temperature increase or decrease, as opposed to chemical enthalpy which comes from a chemical reaction.

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