Latent Heat

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Thermodynamics

Latent heat is the heat required to change a material without a change in temperature. 

formula

\(L = \frac{Q}{m}\)

Where:

\(L \)  = latent heat of a substance

\(Q\) = amount of energy transferred for the phase change

\(m\) = mass of the substance

Solve for:

\(Q = mL\)