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 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