(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known dataSuppose the 1.3 km main span of steel for the Golden Gate Bridge had no expansion joints. How much longer would it be for an increase in temperature of 20°C?

2. Relevant equations

change in Length=Length*coefficient linear expansion*change in temp.

=1300*(11*10^-6/20)*20

3. The attempt at a solution

incorrect:

.0143 meters

.2625

.1575

correct answer =.286 meters

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# Homework Help: Change in span length

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