Latent Heat (Single model with graph. Model and scripts by Prof. Arie Aziman and Carlos Cardena, modified from an original model by Dan Damelin)
Interactive model, with minimal support
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Users can add heat to the system and see that there is a period in which the temperature ceases to rise.
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Latent heat is the amount of energy a material absorbs or releases during phase transformation. It is called latent heat because it does not result in a change in temperature. For an isolated system, latent heat is usually associated with the rearrangement of atom positions in a phase transition.
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