SPECIFIC HEAT OF STEEL


Specific heats of steels at room temperature are given in the following specific heat chart for plain carbon and stainless steels.

Specific Heat Values for Steels
Material Specific Heat
J/kg-K 10-2 Btu/lbm-°F
Plain Carbon and Low Alloy Steels
Steel Alloy A36 486* 11.6*
Steel Alloy 1020 486* 11.6*
Steel Alloy 1040 486* 11.6*
Stainless Steels
Stainless Alloy 304 500 12.0
Stainless Alloy 316 500 12.0
Stainless Alloy 405 460 11.0
Stainless Alloy 440A 460 11.0
Stainless Alloy 17-7PH 460 11.0


Note : * At temperatures between 50°C to 100°C.


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