Define the coefficients of real and apparent expansion of a liquid. State their S.I. unit.

Asked by  | 17th Nov, 2013, 06:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Coefficient of real expansion: It is the true increase in the volume of liquid per unit original volume per degree rise in temperature.
Its SI unit is "per °C" or "°C-1" or "K-1".
 
Coefficient of apparent expansion: It is the apparent increase in the volume of liquid per unit original volume per degree rise in temperature.
Its SI unit is "per °C" or "°C-1" or "K-1".

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 18th Nov, 2013, 10:10: AM

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