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the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade

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So even though the specific heat of PP is 73% higher and its required temperature rise is about the same as PC, because of the drying for PC, the volumetric energy requirement for PP is only 10% higher.
As described by Beall (1968), Volbehr (1896) appears to have been the first person to report specific heat values for wood and included temperature and MC effects in his equation.
The enthalpy and specific heat of a PCM vary significantly with temperature.
The definition of the equivalent specific heat is the ratio of the actual specific heat to the standard specific heat.
rs] is the specific heat of the coolant for Tref=1/2(Trs1+Trs2),
This shows that peaks in specific heat or in enthalpy or in entropy were the manifestations of the disorder phenomenon and that these phonons have become free.
During convective drying, the yacon's thermophysical properties, namely, specific mass, specific heat, thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity, were determined at every 30 minutes of process by direct methods, as described in the next section.
The specific heat of a substance is the amount of heat energy that has to be pumped into it to raise its temperature.
Presenters gave talks ranging from specific heat and oil resistance elastomers, fatigue and failure behavior and rubber to metal adhesion.
2) definition of construction concepts, based on building envelope optimization for fixed four specific heat loss levels (from business as usual construction to highly insulated building envelope);
In addition to specific heat network measures, the UKDEA notes other aspects of the inquiry that will be of interest.
This calorimeter enables easy, rapid characterization of these process-safety parameters, including heat transfer, specific heat of reaction mass, isothermal and non-isothermal heat flow, enthalpy and thermal conversion rates at all reaction stages.
Based on these experimental results, an equation to extrapolate and/or calculate the specific heat capacity, [C.