# Water Freeze Time Calculator

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## What is Water Freeze Time Calculator?

Based on the Heat of Fusion of Water, Mass of Water, and Rate of Heat Extraction, the Water Freeze Time Calculator calculates the time required for a given amount of water to freeze. For a variety of applications, such as freezing water in a freezer, making ice, or conducting scientific experiments, this calculator can be useful.

**Formula**

The formula used by the Water Freeze Time Calculator is as follows:

T = (HF * m) / P

where T is the Time to Freeze in seconds, HF is the Heat of Fusion of Water in Joules per kilogram (J/kg), m is the Mass of Water in kilograms (kg), and P is the Rate of Heat Extraction in Joules per second (J/s).

**Example**

Suppose we want to determine how long it will take to freeze 1 kg of water with a Heat of Fusion of Water of 334,000 J/kg and a Rate of Heat Extraction of 100 J/s. Using the formula above, we can calculate the Time to Freeze as follows:

T = (HF * m) / P T = (334000 J/kg * 1 kg) / 100 J/s T = 3340 seconds

Therefore, it would take approximately 3340 seconds or 55.67 minutes to freeze 1 kg of water under these conditions.

**How to ****Calculate**

In the Water Freeze Time Calculator, enter the values for Heat of Fusion of Water, Mass of Water, and Rate of Heat Extraction. Then, click the Calculate button to obtain the Time to Freeze result.

**FAQs**

**What is the Heat of Fusion of Water?**

The Heat of Fusion of Water is the amount of energy required to change a unit mass of water from a solid state to a liquid state at a constant temperature and pressure. It is expressed in Joules per kilogram (J/kg).

**What is the Rate of Heat Extraction? **

The Rate of Heat Extraction is the rate at which heat is removed from the water during the freezing process. It is expressed in Joules per second (J/s).

**Can the Water Freeze Time Calculator be used for other liquids besides water?**

No, the Water Freeze Time Calculator is specifically designed for water as it uses the Heat of Fusion of Water and the specific heat capacity of water to calculate the time required for water to freeze. Other liquids may have different heat capacities and heats of fusion, so the formula used by this calculator may not be applicable to them.