Heat Capacities

for Some Select Substances

Specific (Cs) and Molar (Cm) Heat capacities at constant pressure (1 atm) and 25°C.



Substance
specific heat
capacity
Cs
  (J/g °C)
molar heat
capacity
Cm
  (J/mol °C)
air 1.012 29.19
aluminum 0.89 24.2
argon 0.5203 20.786
copper 0.385 24.47
granite 0.790
graphite 0.710 8.53
helium 5.1932 20.786
iron 0.450 25.09
lead 0.129 26.4
lithium 3.58 24.8
mercury 0.14 27.98
methanol 2.14 68.62
sodium 1.228 28.23
steel 0.466
titanium 0.523 26.06
water (ice, O°C) 2.09 37.66
water 4.184 75.38
water (steam, 100°C) 2.03 36.57


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