coefficient of linear expansion

coefficient of linear expansion

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv ′lin·ē·ər ik′span·shən]
(thermodynamics)
The increment of length of a solid in a unit of length for a rise in temperature of 1° at constant pressure. Also known as linear expansivity.
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While the track breaks due to coefficient of linear expansion in summer, the same happens in winter due to contraction.
7) Average coefficient of linear expansion [beta] = 1.
The coefficient of linear expansion a is the relative extension of a coupon at the temperature increase by 1[degrees]C.
It is good at damping out vibrations, and its along-grain temperature coefficient of linear expansion rivals invar
Millennium V is based on a PC/ABS alloy with an exceptionally low coefficient of linear expansion and outstanding dimensional stability in large, precisely fitting panels for transportation, recreational, and building applications.
The EMC 2600 has a lower coefficient of linear expansion at 150 Fahrenheit degrees (83 Celsius degrees) above its [T.
p], thermomechanical analysis (TMA) of a sample that had previously been cured in the dilatometer was conducted to obtain the coefficient of linear expansion for the cured polymer.
Processable with conventional RIM equipment, Bayflex 190 also promises low moisture absorption, low coefficient of linear expansion, superior toughness, excellent self-release from the mold, and ease in painting.

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