# specific heat capacity

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## specific heat capacity

the heat required to raise unit mass of a substance by unit temperature interval under specified conditions, such as constant pressure: usually measured in joules per kelvin per kilogram.
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A DSC-Q200 of TA Instruments was used to measure the specific heat of reaction ([DELTA][H.sub.tot]) of the polymer and the specific heat of decomposition of the DCPO (([DELTA][H.sub.DCPO]).
where c is the specific heat capacity of material (J/kg x K), [rho] is the density of material (kg/[m.sup.3]), and V is the volume of material ([m.sup.3]).
[c.sub.i] is the specific heat of the puller's material for Tref=1/2(Ti1+Ti2),
Hou, "Performance analysis of an air-standard Miller cycle with considerations of heat loss as a percentage of fuel's energy, friction and variable specific heats of working fluid," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol.
Substituting in the definition of specific heat and the Maxwell relation,
Equations (1) and (2) are applicable to PCMs that show different widths of melting region and different specific heats in the solid and liquid phases.
Thus, Clausius had no difficulty in handling the known facts about specific heats.(14) Nevertheless, he set the stage for what would soon turn out to be the severest problem the kinetic theory had to cope with.
The energy required to raise a pound of any polymer 1[degrees] is called the specific heat of that polymer and is stated as BTU per pound-degree F (BTU/ lb-[degrees]F).
Then the specific heat of ash was found to be 0.19 kcal/kg x [degrees]C (0.80 kJ/kg x [degrees]C) by using Kopp's law .
The thermal mass of the component is proportional to its density, volume, specific heat, and length and inversely proportional to its thermal conductivity and cross-sectional area.
[c.sub.rs] is the specific heat of the coolant for Tref=1/2(Trs1+Trs2),

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