# Thermal Expansion of Gas in a Tank

by slong89
Tags: expansion, tank, thermal
 Mentor P: 41,457 The equation for volume expansion will look like this: $$\Delta V = \beta V_0 \Delta T$$ where $\beta$ is the volume coefficient of expansion, which would be about 3 times the linear coefficient. Are you sure you found the linear coefficient of expansion for gasoline?