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Problem 17b
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As a new mechanical engineer for Engines Inc., you have been assigned to design brass pistons to slide inside steel cylinders. The engines in which these pistons will be used will operate between 20.0°C and 150.0°C. Assume that the coefficients of expansion are constant over this temperature range. (a) If the piston just fits inside the chamber at 20.0°C, will the engines be able to run at higher temperatures? Explain

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