Molar Heat Capacity

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1mol of a substance through 1K. Molar heat capacity is an intensive property.

Units of molar heat capacity are Jmol-1K-1

The molar heat capacity of elements is sometimes called the "atomic heat capacity".

See also: Dulong-Petit Law, Heat Capacity, Joule, Kelvin, Molar Volume, Mole, Specific Heat Capacity.

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Subjects: Chemistry Thermodynamics