SPECIFIC HEAT OF SUBSTANCES CHART


Specific heats of substances including ice, glass, wood, rubber, brick, asphalt and more at 25 °C.

Specific Heat Values for Various Substances at 25 °C
Material Specific Heat (Cp)
Btu/lbm-°F
(Cal/g-K)
kJ/kg-K
Asphalt 0.220 0.92
Brick, common 0.201 0.84
Carbon, diamond 0.122 0.51
Carbon, graphite 0.146 0.61
Coal 0.301 1.26
Concrete 0.210 0.88
Cotton 0.311 1.30 
Glass, plate 0.191 0.80
Glass, wool 0.158 0.66
Granite 0.213 0.89
Ice (0 °C) 0.487 2.04
Paper 0.287 1.2
Plexiglas 0.344 1.44
Plywood (Douglas fir) 0.289 1.21
Polystyrene 0.549 2.3
Polyvinyl chloride 0.229 0.96
Rubber, soft 0.399 1.67
Salt, rock 0.220 0.92
Sand, dry 0.191 0.8
Silicon 0.167 0.70
Snow, firm 0.502 2.1
Wood, hard (oak) 0.301 1.26
Wood, soft (pine) 0.330 1.38
Wood subfloor 0.330 1.38
Wool 0.411 1.72

Definitions:

Specific Heat: The specific heat is the heat capacity per unit mass of material.

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