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Name several properties of materials that could be used to

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Problem 2Q

Name several properties of materials that could be used to make a thermometer.

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The working of a thermometer is essentially based on the variation of some physical properties (such as volume, resistance, vapor pressure etc.) of the working substance with temperature.

This property of the working substance is called its thermal or thermometric property. The most common type of thermometer is the mercury thermometer which is based on the thermal expansion of mercury.

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Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

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