Heat Capacity



This section attempts to interpret the thermal properties of materials using atomistic concepts. In particular, an interpretation of the experimentally observed molar heat capacity at high temperatures, C v = 25 (J/mol · K) that is, 6 (cal/mol · K), is of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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