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The brass bar and the aluminum bar are attached to and immovable wall. At 28 degrees Celsius the air gap between the rod is 1.3x10^-3 m. The brass bar is located on the left with 2.0m in length and the aluminum bar is on the right with 1.0m in length with a gap in between the two bars. At what temperature will the gap be closed?

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Solution: This is a problem involving Thermal Expansion in Solids.
Length of the Brass bar is 2m and coefficient of linear expansion for Brass is 19 x 10 - 6 /®C
Length of the Aluminum bar is 1m and coefficient of linear expansion for ...

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