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Cp vs. Csp

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:48 pm
by Mya Majewski 1L
How do you know which one to use and what is the difference between them?

Re: Cp vs. Csp

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:07 pm
by Christopher Tran 1J
Cp refers to the heat required to raise the temperature of one mole gas by 1 degree C at constant pressure, and Csp refers to the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram gas by 1 degree C at constant pressure.

Re: Cp vs. Csp

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:49 pm
by JeremyPark14B
Christopher Tran 1J wrote:Cp refers to the heat required to raise the temperature of one mole gas by 1 degree C at constant pressure, and Csp refers to the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram gas by 1 degree C at constant pressure.


How will we know when to use Cp or Csp? Will it be give in the question?