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    Understanding Heat, Enthalpy, and Entropy when Boiling Water

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    If you boil water are you increasing delta H (heat), delta E (energy), or delta S (entropy)?

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    To answer this question, you need to know the definitions of the three terms. Moreover, need only one of the three be increasing?

    Delta H is the heat of vaporization. This is also known as the enthalpy of vaporization. It ...

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    This solution explains how to detect a change in the enthalpy of vaporisation, energy and entropy using the example of boiling water.

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