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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.

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MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

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