Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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Explain Why Cooking is Faster in a Pressure Cooker. - Physics

Short Note

Explain why cooking is faster in a pressure cooker.

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Solution

In a pressure cooker, the vapour pressure over the water surface is more than the atmospheric pressure. This means boiling point of the water will be higher in the pressure cooker than in the open. This will let the cereals and food to be cooked in higher temperature than at 1000C,. Thus, cooking process gets faster.

Concept: Kinetic Theory of Gases - Concept of Pressure
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HC Verma Class 11, Class 12 Concepts of Physics Vol. 2
Chapter 2 Kinetic Theory of Gases
Short Answers | Q 11 | Page 32
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