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 0.897 24.20
argon 0.5203 20.786
copper 0.385 24.47
chromium 0.449 23.35
gold 0.129 25.41
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
silver 0.233 25.13
sodium 1.228 28.23
steel 0.466
titanium 0.523 26.06
tungsten 0.134 24.63
water (ice, O°C) 2.09 37.66
water 4.184 75.38
water (steam, 100°C) 2.03 36.57
zinc 0.387 25.30


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