what is the difference between calorie and specific heat capacity?

Asked by  | 26th Jun, 2008, 02:26: PM

Expert Answer:

calorie is the unit of heat , 1 calorie = 4.2 joules

whereas  Specific heat capacity, also known simply as specific heat, is the measure of the heat energy required to increase the temperature of a unit quantity of a substance by a certain temperature interval

Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2008, 02:02: PM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.