molar heat capacity


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molar heat capacity

[′mō·lər ′hēt kə‚pas·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
The amount of heat required to raise 1 mole of a substance 1° in temperature. Also known as molal heat capacity; molecular heat capacity.
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For most temperature regimes, the heat capacity of gases remains fairly constant, hence equation (11) can be rewritten in terms of the isometric molar heat capacity ([C.
3: Theoretical molar heat capacity based on our theoretical equations (12) and (13) versus empirical values, plus the traditional theoretical isometric molar heat capacity plot [based upon degrees of freedom, equation (2)].