Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 15 - Think and Explain: 76

Answer

The inside of the house is warm while the outer shell is chilled by winds. These temperature differences cause differential expansion and contraction, similar to the effect in a bimetallic strip. Structural groaning noises are produced as pieces rub against each other.
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