College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 14 - Conceptual Questions - Page 532: 15


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At low temperatures, the degree of freedom of H2 is 3 (translational), but at room temperature, the degrees of freedom becomes 5 (translational + rotational), thus the molar specific heat increases from 1.5R to 2.5R.
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