Specific heat capacityUnits Type ⤴
The specific heat capacity, often simply called specific heat, is the heat capacity per unit mass of a material. It is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of a certain mass 1 degree Celsius.
Term
specificHeatCapacity
Category
Thermodynamics
Provenance
QUDT
Provenance Uri
http://qudt.org/vocab/quantity#Specificheatcapacity
Note

Default Unit
Joule per kilogram kelvin (J/(kgK))
Dimension Symbol
L2T2?1
Dimension Length
0
Dimension Mass
2
Dimension Time
0
Dimension Current
2
Dimension Temperature
0
Dimension Amount
1
Dimension Light
0