# Energy required for temperature raise - temperature-dependent specific heat capacity

by davidray
Tags: heat capacity, moles, thermal physics
 P: 688 You can find the average value of the specific heat over the temperature range from: C_avg = $\frac{1}{Tf-To}$$\int$$\frac{To}{Tf}$C(T) dt Then compute the energy from: E = m C_avg (Tf - Ti)