A wire is stretched under a force. If the wire suddenly snaps the temperature

A Wire Is Stretched Under A Force If The Wire Physics Question

A wire is stretched under a force. If the wire suddenly snaps the temperature of the wire

Options

(a) remains the same
(b) decreases
(c) increases
(d) first decreases then increases

Correct Answer:

increases

Explanation:

Work done on the wire to strain it will be stored as energy which is converted to heat. Therefore the temperature increases.

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Topics: Properties of Bulk Matter (130)
Subject: Physics (2479)

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