Specific Heat Capacity

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1kg of a substance through 1K.

Units of specific heat capacity are Jkg-1K-1

It is measured by the standard technique of calorimetry.

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Acetic Acid 1960 Jkg-1K-1Clip Acetone 2210 Jkg-1K-1Clip Acetylene 1590 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Aluminium 900 Jkg-1K-1Clip Aluminium 3003 895 Jkg-1K-1Clip Americium 140 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Ammonia 2190 Jkg-1K-1Clip Antimony 209 Jkg-1K-1Clip Argon 519 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Arsenic 326 Jkg-1K-1Clip Asbestos 1050 Jkg-1K-1Clip Asphalt 920 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Astatine 140 Jkg-1K-1Clip Bakelite 1600 Jkg-1K-1Clip Barium 192 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Benzene 1700 Jkg-1K-1Clip Beryllium 1820 Jkg-1K-1Clip Bismuth 121 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Boron 1030 Jkg-1K-1Clip Brass 370 Jkg-1K-1Clip Bromine 448 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Bronze 360 Jkg-1K-1Clip Cadmium 230 Jkg-1K-1Clip Caesium 234 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Calcium 653 Jkg-1K-1Clip Carbon 711 graphite, 519 diamond Jkg-1K-1Clip Carbon Dioxide 834 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Carbon Disulphide 1000 Jkg-1K-1Clip Carbon Monoxide 1050 Jkg-1K-1Clip Carbon Tetrachloride 840 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Cerium 184 Jkg-1K-1Clip Chlorine 477 Jkg-1K-1Clip Chloroform 960 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Chromium 448 Jkg-1K-1Clip Cobalt 435 Jkg-1K-1Clip Concrete 3350 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Copper 385 Jkg-1K-1Clip Cork 2050 Jkg-1K-1Clip Cyanogen 1720 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Dysprosium 172 Jkg-1K-1Clip Erbium 167 Jkg-1K-1Clip Ethanol 2940 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Ethylene 1500 Jkg-1K-1Clip Europium 138 Jkg-1K-1Clip Fluorine 824 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Francium 140 Jkg-1K-1Clip Fused Silica 703 Jkg-1K-1Clip Gadolinium 234 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Gallium 381 Jkg-1K-1Clip Germanium 322 Jkg-1K-1Clip Glass flint 500 crown 670 pyrex 753 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Glycerol 2400 Jkg-1K-1Clip Gold 130 Jkg-1K-1Clip Graphite 838 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Hafnium 146 Jkg-1K-1Clip Helium 0.00519 Jkg-1K-1Clip Holmium 163 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Hydrogen 14300 Jkg-1K-1Clip Hydrogen Chloride 796 Jkg-1K-1Clip Hydrogen Sulphide 1020 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Ice 2100 Jkg-1K-1Clip Indium 238 Jkg-1K-1Clip Invar 460 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Iodine 218 Jkg-1K-1Clip Iridium 134 Jkg-1K-1Clip Iron 448 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Krypton 247 Jkg-1K-1Clip Lanthanum 201 Jkg-1K-1Clip Lead 130 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Lithium 3390 Jkg-1K-1Clip Lutetium 155 Jkg-1K-1Clip Magnesium 1030 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Magnesium Oxide 960 Jkg-1K-1Clip Manganese 477 Jkg-1K-1Clip Marble 880 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Mercury Hg 138 Jkg-1K-1Clip Methane 2200 Jkg-1K-1Clip Methyl Alcohol 2500 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Molybdenum 251 Jkg-1K-1Clip Neodymium 188 Jkg-1K-1Clip Neon 1030 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Nickel 439 Jkg-1K-1Clip Niobium 264 Jkg-1K-1Clip Nitric Oxide 972 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Nitrobenzene 1400 Jkg-1K-1Clip Nitrogen 1040 Jkg-1K-1Clip Nitrous Oxide 892 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Nylon 1700 Jkg-1K-1Clip Oak 2390 Jkg-1K-1Clip Olive Oil 1970 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Osmium 130 Jkg-1K-1Clip Oxygen 916 Jkg-1K-1Clip Palladium 243 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Paraffin Oil 2130 Jkg-1K-1Clip Paraffin Wax 2140 to 2900 Jkg-1K-1Clip Petroleum 2140 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Phenol 2350 Jkg-1K-1Clip Phosphorus 757 white, 670 red Jkg-1K-1Clip Platinum 134 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Polonium 126 Jkg-1K-1Clip Polycarbonate 1200 to 1300 Jkg-1K-1Clip Polymethyl Methacrylate Resin 1500 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Polystyrene 1300 Jkg-1K-1Clip Polytetrafluoroethylene 1040 Jkg-1K-1Clip Polyvinyl Chloride 900 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Porcelain 920 Jkg-1K-1Clip Potassium 753 Jkg-1K-1Clip Praseodymium 192 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Promethium 184 Jkg-1K-1Clip Protactinium 121 Jkg-1K-1Clip Quartz 710 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Radium 121 Jkg-1K-1Clip Radon 92 Jkg-1K-1Clip Rhenium 138 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Rhodium 243 Jkg-1K-1Clip Rubidium 360 Jkg-1K-1Clip Ruthenium 238 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Samarium 197 Jkg-1K-1Clip Sand 796 Jkg-1K-1Clip Scandium 556 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Sea Water 3900 Jkg-1K-1Clip Selenium 322 Jkg-1K-1Clip Silicon 711 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Silver 234 Jkg-1K-1Clip Silver Bromide 292 Jkg-1K-1Clip Sodium 1230 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Sodium Chloride 854 Jkg-1K-1Clip Sodium I Fluoride 1088 Jkg-1K-1Clip Soft Solder 176 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Stainless Steel 510 Jkg-1K-1Clip Steel 420 Jkg-1K-1Clip Strontium 284 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Sulphur 732 Jkg-1K-1Clip Sulphur Dioxide 645 Jkg-1K-1Clip Tantalum 138 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Technetium 243 Jkg-1K-1Clip Tellurium 201 Jkg-1K-1Clip Terbium 184 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Thallium 130 Jkg-1K-1Clip Thorium 113 Jkg-1K-1Clip Thulium 159 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Tin 218 Jkg-1K-1Clip Titanium 523 Jkg-1K-1Clip Toluene 1670 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Tungsten 134 Jkg-1K-1Clip Turpentine 1760 Jkg-1K-1Clip Uranium 117 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Uranium Oxide 240 Jkg-1K-1Clip Vanadium 481 Jkg-1K-1Clip Water 4190 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Xenon 159 Jkg-1K-1Clip Ytterbium 146 Jkg-1K-1Clip Yttrium 297 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Zinc 385 Jkg-1K-1Clip Zinc Sulphide 469 Jkg-1K-1Clip Zirconium 276 Jkg-1K-1Clip
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See also: Calorimeter, Heat Capacity, Joule, Kelvin, Latent Heat, Mass, Molar Heat Capacity.

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Subjects: Thermodynamics