The units of specific heat c are J/kg ? K, but the units of heat of fusion Lf or heat of vaporization Lv are simply J/kg. Why do the units of Lf and Lv not include a factor of (K)-1 to account for a temperature change?

Solution 11DQ We need to define both physical quantities first to understand the situation. Specific heat is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of unit 0 mass of a substance by 1 C. When the substance has a mass of m, change of temperature of T and Q is the heat given to the substance, specific heat sis given mathematically by the equation s = Q/mT . Therefore, in SI system, the unit of specific heat comes out to be J/kg.K. On the other hand, latent...