Thermodynamics Problem 8.12.1

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Description

Metal bars are heated as shown in the animation (position is in centimeters and time is in seconds).

Question

 Are all of the metal bars made of the same material?

Answer

Yes.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 13-4, Giancoli-SE: 17-4.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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