Definition of Heat content
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"
Generic synonyms: Physical Property
Category relationships: Thermodynamics
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Literary usage of Heat content
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1. An Advanced Course of Instruction in Chemical Principles by Arthur Amos Noyes, Miles Standish Sherrill (1922)
"The fact that the decrease of heat-content is equal to the commonly considered heat of reaction at constant pressure is one of the important reasons for ..."
2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"Total Heat or heat content. — The total heat of saturated steam X, ... If vaporization is not complete the heat content Hw B.tu. per pound above 32 deg. ..."
3. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1911)
"The Davis Formula for heat content. — The method employed by Dr. Davis iu deriving from the throttling curves a formula for the heat content of steam may be ..."
4. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1911)
"The Davis Formula for heat content. — The method employed by Dr. Davis in deriving from the throttling curves a formula for the heat content of steam may be ..."