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T4: Specific Heats and Molar Heat Capacities

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    2189
  • Substance \(c_p\) in J/g K \(c_p\) in cal/g K or
    Btu/lb F
    Molar \(c_p\)
    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
    ...