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Capacitance with varying temperature

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In this I could not understand how they got third equation .
And what is $\beta$ ?

asked Apr 7, 2017 in Physics Problems by koolman (4,156 points)

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3rd eqn uses the definition of linear or area expansion :
$\Delta L = \alpha L \Delta T$
$\Delta A = \beta A \Delta T$.

$\beta=2\alpha_1$ is coefficient of area expansion of the plate.

answered Apr 8, 2017 by sammy gerbil (26,660 points)
selected Apr 8, 2017 by koolman