The MAD Scientist Network: Physics

Subject: Meaning of Cp in specific heat?

Date: Sat Dec 16 15:42:14 2000
Posted by Paula
Grade level: nonaligned School: No school entered.
City: Ohio State/Province: No state entered. Country: USA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 976999334.Ph

I am trying to find out about Cp  (subscript -p).  I know it is heat
capicity or specific heat, however, what do the "C" and "p" actually stand
for.  Is it calorific power?
Thank you,

Re: Meaning of Cp in specific heat?

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