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The ends of a cylindrical rod 6.4 mm (0.25 in.)

The ends of a cylindrical rod 6.4 mm (0.25 in.)

The ends of a cylindrical rod 6.4 mm (0.25 in.) in diameter and 250 mm (10 in.) long are mounted between rigid supports. The rod is stress free at room temperature [20(C (68(F)]; and upon cooling to -40(C (-40(F), a maximum thermally induced tensile stress of 125MPa (18,125psi) is possible. Of which of the following metals or alloys may the rod be fabricated: aluminum, copper, brass, 1025 steel, and tungsten? Why?

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