A copper rod of length L and radius r is suspended from the ceiling by one of its ends. What will be elongation of the rod due to its own weight when are the density and Young’s modulus of the copper respectively? |
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A copper rod of length L and radius r is suspended from the ceiling by one of its ends. What will be elongation of the rod due to its own weight when are the density and Young’s modulus of the copper respectively? |
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**(b)**

The weight of the rod can be assumed to act at its mid-point.

Now, the mass of the rod is

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Here,

L= length of the rod.

Now, we know that the Young’s modulus

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or

On putting the value of M from Eq.(i), we get

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