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Heat Capacity

# Heat Capacity - molar heat capacity is the heat capacity...

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Heat Capacity When heat is added to an object, its temperature increases. The change in the temperature is proportional to the amount of heat added The constant C is called the heat capacity of the object. The heat capacity of an object depends on its mass and the type of material of which it is made. The heat capacity of an object is proportional to its mass, and the heat capacity per unit mass , c, is commonly used. In that case where m is the mass of the object. The
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Unformatted text preview: molar heat capacity is the heat capacity per mole of material. For most materials the molar heat capacity is 25 J/mol K. In order to determine the heat capacity of a substance we not only need to know how much heat is added, but also the conditions under which the heat transfer took place. For gases, adding heat under constant pressure and under constant temperature will lead to very different values of the specific heat capacity....
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