Specific Heat

The amount of heat, measured in Joules, required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of a substance by one degree C. Units are Joules/kg/ºC.

Source: API RP 2FB, Recommended Practice for the Design of Offshore Facilities Against Fire and Blast Loading, First Edition, April 2006. Global Standards


Specific Heat

Heat required to raise a unit mass of a substance one degree.

Source: IADC UBO / MPD Glossary, December 2011. Global Standards

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