Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

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Maria Bajenov 1I
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Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

Postby Maria Bajenov 1I » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:20 am

Is molar heat capacity a type of specific heat capacity since it is per amount?

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Re: Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

Postby Curtis Tam 1J » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:23 am

I believe so!

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Re: Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

Postby RussellChin_3A » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:15 am

yes, its basically how must heat needed to raise one mole of a substance 1 degree, whether it is Celsius or Kelvin

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Re: Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

Postby Jennie Fox 1D » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:17 pm

yes!

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Re: Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

Postby AAPR399 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:53 pm

The specific heat capacity is the heat capacity per mass of substance while the molar heat capacity is per moles of substance. The concepts are very similar.

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Re: Specific heat capacity vs molar heat capacity

Postby Sarah Maraach 2K » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:08 pm

Not necessarily; Specific heat is particularly per a unit of mass, rather than just an amount of something. Molar heat capacity falls under an 'amount' since it is per one mole. So, I wouldn't associate them as one type of the other, but just two similar measures of heat capacity useful in their own right.


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