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heat capacity

n.
The ratio of the heat energy absorbed by a substance to the substance's increase in temperature. Also called thermal capacity.

heat capacity

n
(General Physics) the heat required to raise the temperature of a substance by unit temperature interval under specified conditions, usually measured in joules per kelvin. Symbol: Cp (for constant pressure) or Cv (for constant volume)
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AibukAiA visited the blocks 5 and 6 of the Kakanj TPP, where they saw that their capacities in the current regime of operation were sufficient to heat Sarajevo with a heat capacity of 300 megawatts of thermal energy.
5 MW of electricity generation capacity and 174 MW of heat capacity has started commercial operation.
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Renewable electricity capacity added last year includes the wood chip-fired Imavere cogeneration plant completed in the second half of the year, whose heat capacity is 29 megawatts, and electricity generating capacity is 10 megawatts.
Toyota has developed a new concept by a thin heat insulation coat with low thermal conductivity and low heat capacity.
The heat capacity of panels used for house sheathing is an important property that allows the hygrothermal modeling of thermal mass and the calculation of heating and cooling rates of certain types of walls.
These physical properties are soft and very easy to carve, nonporous, nonabsorbent, low electrical conductivity, heat resistant, high specific heat capacity resistant to acids and alkalis.
A recent study collected thermal conductivity and specific heat capacity data from seven industrially produced ceramic molds of various types using an inverse method in which pure nitrogen was poured into ceramic molds equipped with two thermocouples.
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