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    Thermal expansion - why meat curls up at the corners in a pan

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    Please help answer the following physics question.

    This will seem like a silly question, but our homework is to describe the phenomena by which the outer edges of a hamburger or a slice of bologna turn upward when placed in a hot pan to cook.

    So why does this occur? Is this a heat issue or a moisture content phenomena of the hamburger or bologna in the pan?

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    Please see the attached.

    Why do the ends of materials turn upward in response to heat?

    Hello...

    This will seem like a silly question, but our homework is to describe the phenomena by which the outer edges of a hamburger or a slice of bologna turns upward when placed in a hot pan to cook.

    So why does this occur? Ids this a heat issue or a moisture content phenomena of the hamburger or bologna in the pan?

    Thank you

    I ...

    Solution Summary

    This posting helps with an electricity and magnetism problem. It discusses the phenomenon where the outer edges of a hamburger or slice or bologna turn upward in a hot pan and explains why it occurs.

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