Phase Changes  [ENDORSED]

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Phase Changes

Postby AlyssaPeckham1A » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:51 pm

What are some important phase changes to know? (such as changes between solids/liquids/gases)

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Re: Phase Changes

Postby Shawn Patel 1I » Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:16 pm

Some of the phase changes that you should know include:
Vaporization: liquid to vapor, Melting: solid to liquid, Sublimation: solid to vapor (Endothermic)
Freezing:liquid to solid, Condensation: gas to liquid, Deposition: gas to solid (Exothermic)

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Re: Phase Changes

Postby Hubert Tang-1H » Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:17 pm

The most important phase changes would probably be between solids and liquids (melting and freezing) along with phase changes between liquids and gases (evaporation and condensation).

I think sublimation (solid to gas) and deposition (gas to solid) i might also be talked about in class, though I'm not actually sure.

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Re: Phase Changes  [ENDORSED]

Postby Lucian1F » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:06 pm

It may also be helpful to know that fusion is another term that is the same phase change as melting (solid to liquid)

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