Definition of Enthalpy

1. Noun. (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure. "Enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work"

Exact synonyms: H, Heat Content, Total Heat
Generic synonyms: Physical Property
Category relationships: Thermodynamics



Definition of Enthalpy

1. Noun. (physics) In thermodynamics, a measure of the heat content of a chemical or physical system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enthalpy

1. a thermodynamic measure of heat [n -PIES]

Medical Definition of Enthalpy

1. The heat in a system. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enthalpy

entete
entetee
entextualisation
entextualisations
entextualization
entextualizations
entgegen
enthalphy of vaporization
enthalpic
enthalpies
enthalpimetric
enthalpimetry
enthalpimetrys
enthalpogram
enthalpograms
enthalpy (current term)
enthalpy change
enthalpy of formation
enthalpy of fusion
entheasm
entheastic
entheat
entheic
enthelminthes
entheogen
entheogenic
entheogens
entheomania
entheses
enthesis

Literary usage of Enthalpy

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1. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"enthalpy Total heat (h)—A thermal property indicating the quantity of heat in the air above an arbitrary datum, in Btu per pound of dry air. ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The enthalpy of Sublimation of Plutonium (III) Fluoride and the ... The enthalpy and entropy of sublimation at 298°K are calculated to be 101 ± 3 kcal ..."

3. 40 Years of Entropy and the Glass Transition: Symposium Papers edited by Gregory B. McKenna, Sharon C. Glotzer (1997)
"The nonlinear enthalpy relaxation analog to Lillie's time-dependent ... (5) The nonlinearity of enthalpy relaxation has important practical implications. ..."

4. Pellet-clad Interaction in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Aix-en by Direction de l'énergie nucléaire, DEC., Electricité de France, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"One should note that the large strains seen at higher enthalpy in Figure 7 are likely due to large unrestrained fuel swelling and/or fission gas pressure, ..."

5. Fission Gas Behaviour in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Cadarache by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"Clad straining increases with fuel enthalpy level in the non-failure tests. ... Cladding failure occurs also at a relatively low enthalpy level (60-86 ..."

6. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Test gases with total enthalpy levels duplicating Mach 4, 5 and 7 flight are produced in this facility by methane-air-oxygen combustion. ..."

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