coefficient of thermal expansion

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coefficient of thermal expansion

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv ′thər·məl ik′span·shən]

coefficient of expansion

The change in dimension of a material per unit of dimension per degree change in temperature.
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Kulkarni, "Measurement of volumetric thermal expansion coefficient of various nanofluids," Technical Physics Letters, vol.
Assuming RTM6 to be isotropic, the volumetric thermal expansion coefficient [[ohm].sub.V] is very closely approximated as three times the linear CTE, [[ohm].sub.L], (see equation below).
[[Beta].sub.m] = volumetric thermal expansion coefficient of monomer (or uncured resin)