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Speed of sound in metals.

by Per Oni
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Per Oni
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Jun8-09, 03:40 PM
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Does anybody here has any data on the speed of sound and its rate of change with temperature in solid metals?

In Macmillian’s data book on page 275 is such a table for liquids, showing that for all except one there’s a negative rate of change. Does this negative change mean that when a liquid is heated the speed of sound and therefore the speed of the atoms/molecules is lower?
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