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Homework Help: Heat capacity

  1. Mar 3, 2005 #1
    I had a lab about tin's heat of fusion. I need to know tin' specific heat near fusion point. Can anybody advice any useful resourse? I have two books, in which are opposite data. I suppose that liquid tin must have higher heat capacity as solid ("liquid" molecules have more "freedom"). Help me please.
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  3. Mar 3, 2005 #2
    I know the solid tin has 2 different crystal structures (allotropic forms I believe is the term) that have radically different properties. Maybe this has caused an error in one of your books?
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