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Question about Solids and Elastic Moduli

A copper wire has a length of 5.0m and a diameter of 3.0 mm. Under what load will its length increase by 0.3 mm. (If you need Young's Modulus (Y) for copper it is 11 x 10^10N/m^2.)

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The solution provides a few quick lines of calculation using the relevant theoretical formula to reach the answer of what load will increase the length of a certain copper wire by 0.3m.

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