International Journal of Thermophysics

, Volume 9, Issue 6, pp 1081–1090

Heat capacities and latent heats of LiNO3, NaNO3, and KNO3


  • Y. Takahashi
    • Electrotechnical Laboratory
  • R. Sakamoto
    • Electrotechnical Laboratory
  • M. Kamimoto
    • Electrotechnical Laboratory

DOI: 10.1007/BF01133275

Cite this article as:
Takahashi, Y., Sakamoto, R. & Kamimoto, M. Int J Thermophys (1988) 9: 1081. doi:10.1007/BF01133275


Enthalpies of fusion and transition together with heat capacities in both solid and liquid phases have been measured on LiNO3, NaNO3, and KNO3 with a high accuracy by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Polynomial expressions of heat capacities are given.

Key words

differential scanning calorimetryenthalpy of fusionenthalpy of transitionheat capacityKNO3LiNO3NaNO3

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