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Is the enthalpy (H) of liquid water greater than that of the same

  1. Aug 14, 2010 #1
    Is the enthalpy (H) of liquid water greater than that of the same quantity of ice at the same temperature?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 15, 2010 #2
    Re: enthalpy

    Yes, if they both are at thermodynamic equilibrium. If they are not, for example in the case of supercooled water, that's not necessarily true.
     
  4. Aug 15, 2010 #3
    Re: enthalpy

    Thanks Lightarrow.
     
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