Thermal expansion

Thermal expansion is the tendency o maiter tae chynge in shape, aurie, an vollum in response tae a chynge in temperatur.[1]

Expansion jynt in a road brig uised tae avoid damage frae thermal expansion.


  1. Tipler, Paul A.; Mosca, Gene (2008). Physics for Scientists and Engineers - Volume 1 Mechanics/Oscillations and Waves/Thermodynamics. New York, NY: Worth Publishers. pp. 666–670. ISBN 1-4292-0132-0.