# Does heat capacity depend on pressure?

## Does heat capacity depend on pressure?

The heat capacity is an extensive property, scaling with the size of the system. The heat capacity of most systems is not constant (though it can often be treated as such). It depends on the temperature, pressure, and volume of the system under consideration.

How do you calculate heat capacity?

Heat Capacity of an object can be calculated by dividing the amount of heat energy supplied (E) by the corresponding change in temperature (T). Our equation is: Heat Capacity = E / T.

### How do I calculate heat?

The equation for calculating heat energy is q=mCpΔT, where q is the heat variable, m is the mass of the object, Cp is the specific heat constant and ΔT is the temperature change.

What is the highest heat capacity?

Water has the highest specific heat capacity of any liquid. Specific heat is defined as the amount of heat one gram of a substance must absorb or lose to change its temperature by one degree Celsius. For water, this amount is one calorie, or 4.184 Joules.

## What has more heat capacity than water?

On a mass basis hydrogen gas has more than three times the specific heat as water under normal laboratory conditions. Diatomic gases under ambient conditions generally have a molar specific heat of about 7cal/(mol K), and one mole of hydrogen has only 2g mass.

Does oil get hotter than water?

Oil has a lower specific heat than water. At a fixed temperature, oil transfers heat more gradually to food than water at the same temperature. In liquid form, oil can be heated to a higher temperature than water.