SPECIFIC HEAT OF ALUMINUM


Specific heat of aluminum at room temperature is 0.900 kJ/kg-K (0.215 Btu/lbm-°F). Specific heats of various aluminum alloys  at 20 °C (68 °F) are given in the chart below.

Specific Heat Values for Aluminum Alloys
Aluminum Alloy Specific Heat
J / kg-K Btu / lbm-°F
Wrought Aluminum Alloys
1050 900 0.215
1100 904 0.216
 2024 875 0.209
3003 893 0.213
5005 900 0.215
5083 900 0.215
6061 896 0.214
6063 900 0.215
7050 860 0.206
7075 960* 0.23*
Cast Aluminum Alloys
201.0 922* 0.22*
 356.0 963* 0.230*

Note : * At 100°C (212 °F).


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