Question 8.29


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Question 8.29

Postby 905022356 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:05 pm

In relation to this question, why do more complex molecules tend to have a higher specific/molar heat capacity? What are other factors that affect how high is the heat capacity of a substance?

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Re: Question 8.29

Postby Jasmine Botello 2F » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:48 pm

More complex molecules have higher specific/molar heat capacity because they have more atoms present

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Re: Question 8.29

Postby Esin Gumustekin 2J » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:07 pm

Just to add on, since complex molecules have more atoms, they have more possible bond vibrations that can absorb more energy.


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