The following model compares heat conduction through two test pieces that differ ONLY in specific heat. Choosing "Thermal energy" in the "Heat map" drop-down list will provide an explanation of the dependence of heat conduction rate on specific heat.

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Graph Grid Isotherm Heat flux

Temperatures of heat sources:

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