Heat Capacity - Specific Heat Capacity of Building Materials

See also: Thermal mass

(Usually of interest to builders and solar designers)

Specific heat capacity of building materials
Substance Phase cp
J/(g·K)
Asphalt solid 0.920
Brick solid 0.840
Concrete solid 0.880
Glass, silica solid 0.840
Glass, crown solid 0.670
Glass, flint solid 0.503
Glass, pyrex solid 0.753
Granite solid 0.790
Gypsum solid 1.090
Marble, mica solid 0.880
Sand solid 0.835
Soil solid 0.800
Sulphur Hexafluoride gas 0.664
Wood solid 1.7 (1.2 to 2.3)
Substance Phase cp
J/(g·K)

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