# What do you understand by the statement that specific heat capacity of copper is 400 J kg^-1°C^-1 ?

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2014-07-27T16:47:07+05:30

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s specific heat capacity   =   400 J kg^-1 C^-1

It means that 400 Joules are need to heat 1 Kilogram of copper to increase its temperature by 1 degree celcius or kelvin.  It is the energy stored/absorbed in 1kg of copper when temperture increases by 1 degree C.

2014-07-27T18:20:20+05:30

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It means that 400 Joules are need to heat 1 Kg of copper to increase its temperature by 1 degree Celcius.