Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 241–247 | Cite as

A new formalism for representation of heat capacities of metals

  • J P Hajra


The applicability of a function involving geometrical progression of temperature in interpreting the heat capacities of metals has been studied. The constants of the function have been described in terms of vibrational, electronic and magnetic contributions to heat capacities. The equation may be useful in representing heat capacity of metals.


Vibrational constant magnetic constant electronic heat capacities 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J P Hajra
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  1. 1.Department of MetallurgyIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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