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[Specific Heat Capacity Calculator]

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Overview

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The specific heat capacity of a substance is the time taken for it to raise the temperature of a 1 kilogram mass through 1ºCelcius by absorbing heat from an external source.

Temperature Change Unit Conversion Under Construction



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Formula

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Q = cP *m * dT
cP = Q / (m * dT)
m = Q / (cP * dT)
dT = Q / (cP * m)

Units

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Q = amount of heat (kilojoules [kJ]).
cP = specific heat capacity coefficient.
m = mass (kilograms [kg])
dT = Temperature difference (degree Celcius [ºC]).

Calculator

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dT [ºC]:

Note! Set unit values prior to calculating.

Coefficient Values Table

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