Sun June 03, 2012 By:

Why can't we say I=VR?

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Mon June 04, 2012
Scattering of conduction electrons in an imperfect conductor is the physical cause ofresistanceResistance is *defined* as the voltage drop across a conductor divided by the current passing through it. That is R=V/I. That's Ohm's Law. Resistors are electrical components specifically engineers to have resistances of various values.
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