A small amount of water is boiled in a 1 -gallon metal

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780130606204 | Authors: Douglas C. Giancoli

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Problem 5Q

A small amount of water is boiled in a 1 -gallon metal can. The can is removed from the heat and the lid put on. As the can cools, it collapses and looks crushed. Explain.

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Solution 5Q:

        We have to explain the reason regarding the collapsing of the can, when the hot water inside it cools.

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Concept:

        Whenever their is a pressure difference across the wall of the can, net force acts on the wall of the can which is responsible for collapsing the can as it cools, thereby changing its shape.

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

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