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

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This arises from the higher specific heat capacity of the in-cylinder charge, absorbing a larger amount of heat as combustion takes place.
The correlation of the specific heat capacity of the polymer melt varying with the polymer temperature [20, 21] is as following:
The results of the specific heat capacity of different groundnut shell particle reinforced polymer composite specimens (Table 3) revealed that the specific heat capacity of GSPC specimen is high for 1 mm grain size for all the polymer resins specified.
The transfer of heat to the surrounding tissues is characterised by the tissue thermal conductivity k and specific heat capacity C.
Water has the second highest specific heat capacity of all known substances.
Finally, we will describe some recent developments in calorimetry that involve measurement of the specific heat capacity under extreme limits, which complements traditional DSC.
Here m is the total weight of reaction components in the reactor, a is the mass concentration of the reaction component in the reactor, c is the specific heat capacity of the reactor content; T is the temperature of the reactor content.
p] values for coatings can be measured by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) using ASTM E1269, "Determining Specific Heat Capacity by DSC," or the instrument manufacturer's instructions.
Rapra derives specific heat capacity from a Perkin-Elmer Pyris-1 differential scanning calorimeter (DSC).
To investigate the use of ionic liquids as heat storage medium, we have determined the specific heat capacity of serveral such solutions.
For the solution of the Fourier heat conduction equation, thermal conductivity, specific heat capacity and density of the used materials are required (Table 2.
The power applied by the feedback heaters provides a direct measure of heat capacity changes accompanying thermally induced denaturation and dissociation reactions and is recorded as a thermogram in the form of excess specific heat capacity vs temperature.