The Specific Heat Capacity of a Substance a is 3,800jkg – 1 K – 1 and that of a Substance B is 400 – 1 K – 1 . Which of the Two Substances is a Good Conductor of Heat ? Give a Reason for Your Answer. - Physics
The specific heat capacity of a substance A is 3,800 Jkg `"^(–1)K^(–1)` and that of a substance B is 400 `"^(–1)K^(–1)`. Which of the two substances is a good conductor of heat ? Give a reason for your answer.
SA = 3,800 Jkg `"^(–1)K^(–1)` SA = 400 Jkg `"^(–1)K^(–1)` B is a good conductor. ∴ The specific heat is less, i.e. amount of heat required to raise the temperature of unit mass of a substance by 1°C is less.