Difference between Evaporation and Vaporization





Liquid changes to gaseous phase at temperature below boiling point

Liquid changes to gaseous phase at boiling point

It is a surface phenomenon

It is a bulk phenomenon

It takes place at any temperature

It takes place at a particular temperature (Boiling point)

Evaporation results in lowering of temperature

The temperature remains constant in vaporization

No bubbles are formed

Boiling results in bubbles formation

It is a relatively slow process

It is a relatively fast process

Heat source is not required for the process

A heat source is required


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