Engineering Question #1554

Azadeh, a 24 year old female from Tehran asks on August 30, 2003,

If we heat a square metal page with a circle hole in the center of it, what will happen to both the square and the hole size after expansion?

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The answer

John Jones answered on September 2, 2003

The square and the hole will both get bigger.

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