Why are copper and aluminium wires usually employed for electrical transmission ?

Asked by  | 21st Feb, 2008, 07:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Why are copper and aluminium wires usually employed for electrical transmission ?

Copper and aluminium have a large number of free electrons and possess small resistivity. Hence, they are good conductor of electricity and usually employed for electrical transmission.

 

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