latent heat of fusion

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latent heat of fusion

The heat required to convert 1 g of a solid to a liquid at the same temperature. For example, the process of converting 1 g of ice at 0°C to water at 0°C requires 80 cal, and, until it is completed, there will be no rise in the temperature.
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Mekting temperature Enthalpy of fusion Crystallinity [T.
s] is the measured enthalpy of fusion of the sample and [DETLA][H.
The PP skin protected the core PE pipe from the spray cooling water in the vacuum and spray chambers to retard the rate of cooling to allow the greater development of the crystalline phase, which in turn raised the enthalpy of fusion and the peak melting endotherm.
Crystallinity can also be calculated from the enthalpy of fusion.
Note that, in both cases, the melting temperature and enthalpy of fusion of peak II remained almost unchanged, implying that C[O.
2] pressure, whereas the enthalpy of fusion was affected to a very small extent.
The crystallinity values are recalculated on the pure iPP, to compare them with those obtained from the enthalpy of fusion per gram of the sample recalculated on iPP mass.
Calibration was achieved by the determination of the temperature and the enthalpy of fusion of indium and zinc.