WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RESISTANCE AND RESISTIVIY?

Asked by Rohith Kumar | 25th Apr, 2014, 08:59: PM

Expert Answer:

Resistance is the property of conductor by virtue of which it opposes the flow of electric current through it.
 
Resistivity is the resistance offered by 1m length of wire of the material having area of cross section of 1 m2. It is also called the specific resistance of conductor.

Answered by  | 26th Apr, 2014, 12:19: AM

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