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−6 Δh = 3 ΔV 6 × 10 m
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=1.2 × 10−5 m
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0.5 m Problem 3. [14 points]
A thunderstorm gets energy by condensation of water vapor in the air. Suppose that the storm condenses
all the water vapor in 10km3 (ten cubic kilometers) of air. Assume that at the conditions of the storm there
is 100% relative humidity and that this corresponds to .02 kg of water in every cubic meter and a heat of
vaporization of 2x103kJ/kg.
(a) How much heat is released by the storm through this condensation process?
(b) How many kilotons of TN...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2014 for the course PHYSICS 7B taught by Professor Packard during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
 Spring '08
 Packard
 Physics, Heat

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