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Thermal Expansion of Solids
Material tends to increase in length, area, and volume with rising temperature.
In this Demonstration, the expansion is exaggerated by a factor of five for better visualization.
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Enrique Zeleny
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In general, the coefficients for area and volume expansion are twice and three times the value for linear expansion, respectively.
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Thermal Expansion Coefficient
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Volume Expansion
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Thermal Expansion of Solids
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ThermalExpansionOfSolids/
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