How would I find the diameter of a bore (tube) in a thermometer if I have the mercury expanding about 2 cm in length for 10 degrees C. rise in temperature and that the volume of mercury in the bulb is 0.1 cubic meter?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:30 pm ad1c9bdddf
The volumetric coefficient of expansion of Mercury is b = 0.000181/C
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Starting from volume V0 = 0.1 cubic meter, the temperature rise of dt=10 C would cause the ...
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