It is the amount of heat energy required per unit mass to raise the temperature of the substance by one degree celcius. both specific heat capacity and specific heat energy are the same.

Specific Heat energy Definition: Specific heat capacity is the amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of a body per unit of mass.

In SI units, specific heat capacity (symbol: c) is the amount of heat in joules required to raise 1gram of a substance 1 Kelvin.

Also Known As: specific heat, mass specific heat

Examples: Water has a specific heat capacity of 4.18 J. Copper has a specific heat capacity of 0.39 J

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