Table of Contents

- 1 What is the term that refers to the amount of energy needed to raise one gram of water by one degree Celsius?
- 2 Which term means the amount of energy necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance?
- 3 What is joule a measure of?
- 4 Which expression defines the change in free energy?
- 5 What is the difference between specific heat and heat capacity what are the units?
- 6 Which is the largest unit of energy?

## What is the term that refers to the amount of energy needed to raise one gram of water by one degree Celsius?

Calorie, a unit of energy or heat variously defined. The calorie was originally defined as the amount of heat required at a pressure of 1 standard atmosphere to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1° Celsius.

**What is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance by 1 C?**

specific heat

specific heat: The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of the substance by 1°C.

### Which term means the amount of energy necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance?

specific heat capacity

There is also something totally important called specific heat capacity. It is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius. The specific heat capacity for water is one. As we said, heat is a form of thermal energy.

**Is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius or one Kelvin?**

Specific heat capacity

Specific heat capacity is a measure of the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of a pure substance by one degree K.

## What is joule a measure of?

Joule, unit of work or energy in the International System of Units (SI); it is equal to the work done by a force of one newton acting through one metre. In electrical terms, the joule equals one watt-second—i.e., the energy released in one second by a current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm.

**What is difference between calorie and joule?**

Energy is the ability to do work. The energy can be measured using multiple units. Calorie and Joule are the units of energy….Calorie to Joule.

calorie | joule |
---|---|

1,000 or 1kcal | 4184 |

5,000 or 5 kcal | 20920 |

10,000 or 10 kcal | 41840 |

### Which expression defines the change in free energy?

The change in free energy is the difference between the change in enthalpy and the product of the Kelvin temperature and the entropy change. This relationship can be stated mathematically as DG = DH – TDS.

**What is used to measure heat?**

Two classes of instruments are employed for the measurement of heat, namely, thermometers and pyrometers. Thermometers are only employed to measure comparatively low temperatures, and we shall confine our remarks entirely to this class in the present article.

## What is the difference between specific heat and heat capacity what are the units?

Main Differences Between Specific Heat and Heat Capacity Specific heat is the amount of heat energy required by a unit of mass of a substance to raise its temperature through1℃ or 1 k. Whereas the SI unit of heat capacity is Joule per Kelvin (J K⎺1) or Joule per degree (J ℃⎺1).

**What is the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by 1 degrees Celsius?**

The specific heat capacity is the amount of heat required to raise 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree Celsius. For example, the specific heat of H2O(l) is 4.18 J/g ° C.

### Which is the largest unit of energy?

Joule

In the SI unit system, Joule (J) is considered as the largest unit of energy.

**Is watt and joule same?**

Watts are defined as 1 Watt = 1 Joule per second (1W = 1 J/s) which means that 1 kW = 1000 J/s. A Watt is the amount of energy (in Joules) that an electrical device (such as a light) is burning per second that it’s running.