State some applications of thermal expansion.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Apr, 2015, 03:20: PM

Expert Answer:

Applications of Thermal expansion are:

a.     Some space is always left between the girders used for supporting bridge.

b.     To remove a stuck glass stopper the neck of the bottle is heated.

c.     Clock pendulum is made up of invar which has very low coefficient of linear expansion which helps in keeping the correct time.

Answered by  | 13th Apr, 2015, 05:20: PM