[time-nuts] Mass vs BTU Function
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Thu Jan 27 23:20:07 UTC 2011
jimlux at earthlink.net said:
> Most metals have a specific heat around .34, where water is 1.0. ( so .34
> BTU to raise a pound od aluminum by 1 deg F)
Where did you get that?
This table says:
(units are cal/g/C)
Google found similar numbers in several other tables.
Perhaps I'm being too picky on what you mean by "around", but a factor of 7
seems big enough to be interesting.
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