Heat brought to a system to increase its temperature divided by that temperature increase. At constant volume
at constant pressure
is the internal energy
of the system.
PAC, 1996, 68, 957
(Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996))
on page 975
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