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A steel section of the Alaskan pipeline had a length of 62.6 m and a temperature of 19.4°C when it was installed. What is its change in length when the temperature drops to a frigid -45.7°C?

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A steel section of the Alaskan pipeline had a length of 62.6 m and a temperature of 19.4°C when it was installed. What is its change in length when the temperature drops to a frigid -45.7°C?

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Equation for change in length of a solid due to temperature change is,

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α is the coefficient of linear expansion of steel. In the below calculation, value ...

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