Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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LN2 - Thermal Effects on Solids and Gases
Purpose:To give a qualitative look at thermal contraction by showing how various items shrink and change texture when drastically cooled.
Procedure:Each item in turn is immersed in the liquid nitrogen and allowed to come to thermal equilibrium. The item is then removed and its new properties are investigated.