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Thermal expansion of copper

Postby MrCrabs » Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:37 am

Hi everyone,

I'm trying to find out some more about thermal expansion of copper. Unfortunately I haven't found out much on Google which is why I decided to ask around in a welding forum lol. What I'm interested in is how much the volume of copper expands/shrinks depending on the temperature. I have tried to conduct an experiment on my own but I had problems operating the DSC (btw if anyone could help me out that would be great LOL this is the model I used).

If anyone has a PDF document or knows where to find more information on thermal expansion of copper, please let me know. That's all, thank you!
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Thermal expansion of copper

Postby Coldman » Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:02 am

Linear temperature expansion coefficient of copper in SI units is
16m/mK • 10^-6
Its all over google and the www


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