resistivity of metal

Asked by  | 27th Feb, 2010, 12:10: PM

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Electrical resistivity (also known as specific electrical resistance or volume resistivity) is a measure of how strongly a material opposes the flow of electric current.In general, electrical resistivity of metals increases with temperautre, while the resistivity of semiconductors decreases with increasing temperature.

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Answered by  | 27th Feb, 2010, 05:32: PM

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