Volumetric Thermal Expansion

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Thermodynamics

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Volumetric thermal expansion (also known as volume thermal expansion) takes place in gasses and liquids when a change in temperature, volume or type of substance occures.

Volumetric Thermal Expansion Formulas   

\(\large{ \Delta V  =  V_f \;-\; V_i  }\)

\(\large{ \Delta V  =  3 \alpha V_i \Delta T  }\)        

Where:

\(\large{ \Delta V }\) = volumetric thermal expansion

\(\large{ \Delta T }\) = temperature differential

\(\large{ V_f }\) = final volume of object

\(\large{ V_i }\) = initial volume of object

\(\large{ \alpha }\)   (Greek symbol alpha) = linear expansion coefficient

 

Tags: Equations for Thermal Equations for Volume