VOLUMETRIC COEFFICIENTS OF EXPANTION b

SUBSTANCE

Alcohol, Ethyl

11.0

6.10

Benzene

13.9

7.70

Mercury

1.82

1.01

Petroleum (Pennsylvania)

9.0

5.0

Sulfuric Acid

5.56

3.10

Turpentine

9.70

5.40

Water

2.07

1.15

Vf = Vo (1 + b D t) D V = (Vo) (b ) (D t)

Where: Vf = Volume Final

Vo = Volume Original

D V = Change in Volume

b = Volumetric Coefficient of Expansion

D t = Change in Temperature (t2 - t1)

t2 = Final Temperature

t1 = Original Temperature

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