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What is the specific heat of boiling water converting into steam?

  1. Aug 23, 2015 #1
    What is the specific heat of boiling water converting into steam?
     
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  3. Aug 23, 2015 #2
    The specific heat would be infinite.
     
  4. Aug 23, 2015 #3
    How?
     
  5. Aug 23, 2015 #4
    s=Q/mδT
    Since boiling of water is an isothermal process therefore
    s=Q/m×0=∞
    Simple...
     
  6. Aug 23, 2015 #5
    Thank you very much
     
  7. Aug 23, 2015 #6

    CWatters

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    Can I check you really meant "specific heat"?
     
  8. Aug 23, 2015 #7

    rude man

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    I second cwatters: are you sure you didn't mean heat of vaporization or enthalpy of vaporization? otherwise abullais is right.
     
  9. Aug 24, 2015 #8
    No I am sure. I never meant that the answer seems to be correct in my book that's why I agreed with that guy I mean abullais.
     
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