HyperDic: enthalpy

English > 1 sense of the word enthalpy:
NOUNattributeenthalpy, heat content, total heat, H(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure
English > enthalpy: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure.
Example"enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work"
Synonymsheat content, total heat, H
CategorythermodynamicsThe branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishentalpía
Catalanentalpia

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