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fusion

Carl Schaschke

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199651450
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191744464
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1. The process of changing from the solid state to liquid state, as in melting, by the application and absorption of heat. The latent heat of fusion is the quantity of heat required to change a mass of solid to a liquid. The latent heat of fusion of changing ice to water is 333 kJ kg...

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