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Temperature Expansion Pipes

# Temperature Expansion Pipes

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# Temperature Expansion - Pipes

Input Data
L
o
= length of pipe (ft) 20 (example 300 ft)
α  = linear expansion coefficient (in./in.degF) 8.90E-06 (example PVC)
δt  = temperature difference (
o
F) 136 (example)
Calculated Data
δl = thermal expansion (inches) 0.3
δl = thermal expansion (inches) Length of pipe (ft)
Temp.diff. (degF) 10 20 30 40 50
30 0.03 0.06 0.10 0.13 0.16
40 0.04 0.09 0.13 0.17 0.21
50 0.05 0.11 0.16 0.21 0.27
60 0.06 0.13 0.19 0.26 0.32
70 0.07 0.15 0.22 0.30 0.37
80 0.09 0.17 0.26 0.34 0.43
90 0.10 0.19 0.29 0.38 0.48
100 0.11 0.21 0.32 0.43 0.53
136 0.15 0.29 0.44 0.58 0.73
163.2 0.17 0.35 0.52 0.70 0.87
132 0.14 0.28 0.42 0.56 0.70
41.71 0.04 0.09 0.13 0.18 0.22
The EngineeringToolBox.com
T(degC) = 5/9[T(degF) - 32]
1 in (inch) = 25.4 mm
1 ft (foot) = 0.3048 m
60 70 80 90 100
0.19 0.22 0.26 0.29 0.32
0.26 0.30 0.34 0.38 0.43
0.32 0.37 0.43 0.48 0.53
0.38 0.45 0.51 0.58 0.64
0.45 0.52 0.60 0.67 0.75
0.51 0.60 0.68 0.77 0.85
0.58 0.67 0.77 0.87 0.96
0.64 0.75 0.85 0.96 1.07
0.87 1.02 1.16 1.31 1.45
1.05 1.22 1.39 1.57 1.74
0.85 0.99 1.13 1.27 1.41
0.27 0.31 0.36 0.40 0.45

05 0.51 0.58 0.64 0.96 1.60 0.16 1.68 0.51 0.41 0.52 0.45 0.75 0.26 0.74 1.75 1.45 1.31 1.48 0.13 0.40 100 0.02 1.85 0.60 0.34 0.22 0.30 0.32 0.77 0.31 80 0.67 0.39 1.27 70 0.58 0.36 90 0.53 0.07 1.45 .27 0.43 0.43 0.87 1.67 0.45 0.77 0.64 0.22 0.37 0.99 0.85 0.60 0.26 0.38 0.85 1.29 0.19 0.38 0.96 1.87 0.32 0.57 1.

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