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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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(4) CuAl[O.sub.2] nanowires as a dopant manifested a profound effect on specific heat capacities of nanofluids.
To predict accurately the temperature variations in the composite the specific heat capacities of the composite materials are needed.
Also, it should be noted that uncertainties in the specific heat capacities within the Wissler model do not affect the steady-state average skin temperature prediction.
Besides providing basic analysis and instrument control, the new software can perform a host of other functions, including partial area measurement, purity determination, kinetic analysis, specific heat capacities and temperature programming.
According to the results of the tests, temperature-dependent specific heat capacities in all shells had a similar trend, but the average and maximum values mainly depended on the phase of the starting materials and the reactions and transformations during the thermal processing, which were not readily predictable (Fig.
The silicon nitride nanofiber paper also exhibits a specific heat capacity that differs from other bulk nanostructure papers, such as carbon nanotube (CNT) papers, which have specific heat capacities on the order of 0.1 J/g/K, making silicon nitride nanofiber papers a more desirable choice for use as thermally insulating nanomaterials in cyclically operating energy systems.
JIS, Testing methods for specific heat capacities of plastics, Japanese Standards Association, Japanese Industrial Standard JIS K 7123 (1987).