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i posted this thread in another forum because i really dont know where this question would apply but here goes

i've been working on this problem forever and i dont know what i'm doing wrong!

a steel rod undergoes a stretching force of 500 N. Its cross sectional area is 2.00 cm^2. Find the change in temperature that would elongate the rod by the same amount as the 500-N force does.

here's some info that may be of some use but i dont know how to use it!

average linear expansion coefficient: 11x10^(-6)

young's modulus: 20x10^10

shear modulus: 8.4x10^10

thanks in advance you guys!

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# Homework Help: Temperature Problem of steel rod

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