what is the difference between resistance and resistivity

Asked by  | 17th Jun, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Resistivity and resistance of a conductor are two diff. things. Resistance is the opposition to the flow of electrons (i.e., electrical current). Every substance has a certain amount of resistance. Resistance is measured in Ohms.

Resistivity is defined as the measure of the resistance a material imposes on current flow.


Answered by  | 17th Jun, 2011, 11:25: AM

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