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"

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Content

heat-shock factor
heat-shock gene
heat-shock protein
heat-shock protein 27 kinase
heat-shock proteins 70
heat-shock proteins 90
heat-shock response
heat-shock response element
heat-stable
heat-stable enzyme
heat apoplexy
heat barrier
heat capacities
heat capacity
heat coagulation test
heat content (current term)
heat cramp
heat cramps
heat death
heat death of the universe
heat deaths
heat detector
heat detectors
heat dissipation
heat dump
heat energy
heat engine
heat engines
heat exchanger
heat exchangers

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 ..."

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