# Specific heat is defined as the amount of energy needed to increase the temperature of a unit mass of a substance by one degree. The specific heat of water at room temperature is 4.18 kJ/kg C in SI unit system.

Specific heat is defined as the amount of energy needed to increase the temperature of a unit mass of a substance by one degree. The specific heat of water at room temperature is 4.18 kJ/kg · °C in SI unit system. Using the unit conversion function capability of EES, express the specific heat of water in

(a) kJ/kg K,

(b) Btu/lbm · F,

(c) Btu/lbm · R, and

(d) kCal/kg = · °C units.

(a) kJ/kg K,

(b) Btu/lbm · F,

(c) Btu/lbm · R, and

(d) kCal/kg = · °C units.

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