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T4: Specific Heats and Molar Heat Capacities

Substance c in J/g K c in cal/g K or
Btu/lb F
Molar C
J/mol K
Aluminum
0.900
0.215
24.3
Bismuth
0.123
0.0294
25.7
Copper
0.386
0.0923
24.5
Brass
0.380
0.092
...
Gold
0.126
0.0301
25.6
Lead
0.128
0.0305
26.4
Silver
0.233
0.0558
24.9
Tungsten
0.134
0.0321
24.8
Zinc
0.387
0.0925
25.2
Mercury
0.140
0.033
28.3
Alcohol(ethyl)
2.4
0.58
111
Water
4.186
1.00
75.2
Ice (-10 C)
2.05
0.49
36.9
Granite
0.790
0.19
...
Glass
0.84
0.20
...