Thermal Expansion

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Hi guys,

I need to find out what current i need to expand different type of coils. eg iron, aluminium, copper, etc. Is there a website that can give me this information? I tried searching but no luck.

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Dazza
 

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Hootenanny
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Try searching for the resistivity of those metals. A non ideal inductor (coil) can be modeled as an ideal inductor (zero resistance) in series with a resistor equal in value to the resistance of the length of wire.
 

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