Thermal Expansion of a copper cylinder

1. Sep 10, 2009

amiv4

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A copper cylinder is initially at 20.0 C

2. Relevant equations

At what temperature will its volume be 0.150 % larger than it is at 20.0 C

3. The attempt at a solution

$$\Delta$$V =$$beta$$V$$\Delta$$T

.15=5.1x10^-5(Tf-20)
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

2. Sep 10, 2009

rl.bhat

Hi amiv4,
Welcome to PF.
Δv = 0.150% = 0.15/100 m^3