Specific heat of the human body - compared to substances like protein and wood
THe specific heat of the human body compared to protein and wood:
- cp -
|Human Body (average)||3470|
- 1 J/(kg oC) = 2.389x10-4 kcal/(kg oC) = 2.389x10-4 Btu/(lbm oF)
Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. Specific heat of water is 4187 J/kg oC (1 Btu/lbm oF).