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Author: rolschwarz
Time: 08/17/05 05:55 PST
This is a reply to message no. 16647 by ecoulson
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Expansion / Contraction of Ice
I did a little browsing on the subject.  Everything I found says about the same thing: Liquid water @0°C has a density of about 1.0 g/cc, while ice @0°C has a density of 0.92 g/cc.  (Devitg: this is what breaks pipes).  Once frozen, ice behaves like a typical solid, with a near-linear contraction per unit temperature drop.

I found a site that listed the thermal expansion coefficient of ice, but I lost the address before I could pos there.  Sorry.
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