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−6 Δh = 3 ΔV 6 × 10 m
=1.2 × 10−5 m
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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