Enter the enthalpy (J) and the velocity (m/s) into the calculator to determine the Stagnation Enthalpy.

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## Stagnation Enthalpy Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Stagnation Enthalpy.

Hstag = H + V^2/2

- Where Hstag is the Stagnation Enthalpy (J)
- H is the enthalpy (J)
- V is the velocity (m/s)

To calculate the stagnation enthalpy, square the velocity, divide by 2, then add in the enthalpy.

## How to Calculate Stagnation Enthalpy?

The following two example problems outline how to calculate the Stagnation Enthalpy.

**Example Problem #1:**

- First, determine the enthalpy (J). In this example, the enthalpy (J) is given as 50.
- Next, determine the velocity (m/s). For this problem, the velocity (m/s) is given as 2.5.
- Finally, calculate the Stagnation Enthalpy using the equation above:

Hstag = H + V^2/2

Inserting the values from above and solving the equation:

Hstag =50 + 2.5^2/2 = 53.125 (J)

**Example Problem #2: **

Using the same process as above, first define the variables required by the formula. In this case, these values are provided as the following:

enthalpy (J) = 30

velocity (m/s) = 3

Entering these values gives:

Hstag = 30 + 3^2/2 = 34.5 (J)