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Steam has much more energy than boiling water as it contains latent heat of vaporisation which is quite high for water which is 2260kJ/kg. So steam burns are more severe.
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2014-10-16T20:28:54+05:30
Latent heat of vapourisation of steam is 2260 x10*10kj/kg and this is much more than the specific heat capacity ofboiled waer.ie 1kg of steam has much more energy than 1kg of boiled water so steam burns are severe
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