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Thermal Expansion

Q. A uniform density sphere of mass ms, initial radius r0, specific heat c and coefficient of linear expansion α is at rest at the bottom of a bucket ...

Solved • May 29, 2017

Thermal Expansion

Q. A rod of unknown material is 1.2 m long at 10 oC and is found to increase to a length of 1.3 m at 350oC. What is the linear expansion coefficient o...

Solved • Mar 29, 2017

Thermal Expansion

Q. Cobalt has a coefficient of linear thermal expansion of 12x10-6 K-1. If a sample of Cobalt starts at 20oC, what temperature does it need to be incr...

Solved • Mar 28, 2017

Thermal Expansion

Q. When constructing a railroad, two connecting rails need to be given a small separation, to allow for expansion during the summer months. If the bea...

Solved • Mar 24, 2017

Thermal Expansion

Q. A circular hole in a flat copper plate has diameter 0.030 m at T = 40°C. If the copper plate is heated to 60°C, the diameter of the hole (a) incre...

Solved • Jan 25, 2017