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Don't understand Enthalpy

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abcbac
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Sep8-11, 01:38 PM
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What is Enthalpy? I mean how is it different than heat. Also Enthalpy= change in energy+pressure*(change in volume). I don't understand where the PV comes into play in this equation.
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Sep9-11, 06:55 AM
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Have you read your book, or wikipedia? What do the say?

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Sep13-11, 09:01 AM
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What is Enthalpy? I mean how is it different than heat. Also Enthalpy= change in energy+pressure*(change in volume). I don't understand where the PV comes into play in this equation.
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