heat of condensation

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heat liberated by a unit mass of gas at its boiling point as it condenses into a liquid

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In Table 1 it can be noticed that the difference between the experimental and Watson enthalpy of vaporization values is always lower than 5%.
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Derived values (integrated Clausius-Clapeyron equation constants A and B, enthalpy of vaporization and atmospheric boiling points) are summarized in the Table for each cooling-heating step.
The process that takes place inside the boiler can be described as an evaporative cooling system, which employs water's large enthalpy of vaporization.
evap] is the enthalpy of vaporization at the evaporator pressure, Cp,L is the specific heat of saturated liquid refrigerant at the evaporator temperature and Tc is the critical temperature of the refrigerant.