Other tests are made to determine the specific heat of woods.
Heat Measurement; specific heat, heat of fusion, of vaporization, combustion.
The retention of this idea leads to the discovery of specific heat.
But the specific heat of water is often stated in terms of other units.
He found the specific heat of superheated steam to be 0.4805.
The specific heat of water being about four times that of air, it readily takes up the heat of compression.
The heat given out by the substance will be hdT, where h is the specific heat of the substance in the second phase.
The subject of specific heat is clearly explained, and so are the phenomena of liquefaction and evaporation.
This effect is considered as due not to any difference in specific heat, but to a difference in conducting power.
The doctrine of specific heat originated in the eighteenth century.