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Chapter 6.4, Problem 5CC
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What is the difference between sensible and nonsensible heat?

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The difference between sensible and non-sensible heat.

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The decrease or increase in the temperature that can be detected using a thermometer is known as the sensible heat. For example, the decrease in temperature about 1 C during the removal of 1 calorie of heat from one gram of liquid water and this heat loss that is detected is termed as the sensible heat loss

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