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Specific heat of alloys

  1. Dec 2, 2008 #1
    I have an alloy and found the average specific heat of the metal to be 289 J/kg°C. I need to know what type of metal it is. I've looked at several different tables of specific heats, but can't find what I'm looking for. Can anyone help me?
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  3. Dec 2, 2008 #2


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    By mixing copper and gold you can get an alloy of specific heat 289 J/kg°C.
  4. Dec 2, 2008 #3
    thank you so much!
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