heat capacity of an object

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He whose name cannot be spoken
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heat capacity of an object

Postby He whose name cannot be spoken » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:42 pm

Does heat capacity have to be in J/g*K or can it apply to a whole object?
Have we done exercises like that before?

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Re: heat capacity of an object

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:42 pm

Heat capacity are in those units so that you can multiply it by whatever the mass of your total object is giving you the heat capacity for that object or piece of matter.

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Re: heat capacity of an object

Postby taywebb » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:12 pm

I believe that is the units for specific heat capacity because it has grams in it.

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Re: heat capacity of an object

Postby Angela Cong 3C » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:18 pm

yah specific heat capacity is joules kelvin, there doesnt exist a grams in it since it depends on how much of the thing is


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