Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Bimetallic Strip

A bimetallic strip (12" ) of iron and aluminum is vertically fixed at one end to a board. The top end has a pointer that is free to move. The bimetallic strip is straight at room temperature. When heated with a blow torch, the strip curves due to differential expansion.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Category: Science | Updated over 1 year ago

Created
July 26, 2012 11:26
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
3116 times

More from MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Finding the Center of Mass...achusetts

Finding the Center of Mass...achusetts

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:02:15 | 20994 views

Sound Wave Interference

Sound Wave Interference

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:14 | 9548 views

The Wimshurst Machine

The Wimshurst Machine

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:33 | 40159 views

Spray Paint Oscillator

Spray Paint Oscillator

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:00:51 | 27025 views

Laser Diffraction and Interference

Laser Diffraction and Interference

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:25 | 36322 views

Charge and Electric Field of a Hollow Conductor

Charge and Electric Field of a Holl...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:01:54 | 7726 views