# What is CP by CV?

## What is CP by CV?

In thermodynamics, the heat capacity ratio or ratio of specific heat capacities (Cp:Cv) is also known as the adiabatic index. It is the ratio of two specific heat capacities, Cp and Cv is given by: The Heat Capacity at Constant Pressure (Cp)/ Heat capacity at Constant Volume(Cv)

## What is the difference between CP and CV in thermodynamics?

Cp is “Specific Heat in constant pressure”. Cv is “Specific heat in constant volume”. This means it is the amount of heat required to increase temperature by 1 dgree celcius, when heat is given at constant volume. So, Cp and Cv is used according to the heat supplied.

**What is the value of CP and CV?**

The heat capacity at constant pressure CP is greater than the heat capacity at constant volume CV , because when heat is added at constant pressure, the substance expands and work. QV = CV T = U + W = U because no work is done.

**What is the value of K in air?**

The symbol k is a proportionality constant known as the Coulomb’s law constant. The value of this constant is dependent upon the medium that the charged objects are immersed in. In the case of air, the value is approximately 9.0 x 109 N • m2 / C2.

### What holds more heat water or air?

Since the density of water is 1000 kg/m3, this tub has a mass of 1000 kg. Air has a heat capacity of about 700 Joules per kg per °K and a density of just 1.2 kg/m3, so its initial energy would be 700 x 1 x 1.2 x 293 = 246,120 Joules — a tiny fraction of the thermal energy stored in the water.

### What is the CP value?

Cp is a ratio of the specification spread to the process spread. The process spread is often defined as the 6-sigma spread of the process (that is, 6 times the within-subgroup standard deviation). Higher Cp values indicate a more capable process. When the specification spread is less than the process spread, Cp is low.