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Thermal expansion

  1. Dec 10, 2011 #1
    what exactly is elongation? in the thermal expansion question, it says if the elongation of the 2 rod fasten end to end is the same
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  3. Dec 10, 2011 #2


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    expansion in the longest dimension of the object.
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