why is nichrome wire not used in the transmission lines

Asked by neelsid | 21st May, 2009, 06:29: PM

Expert Answer:

nichrome wire has got very high resistivity. because of the high resistivity power dissipation (P = I 2 R) will be large. High power loss in transmission is always undesirable. that's why nichrome wire is not used in the transmission lines

Answered by  | 30th May, 2009, 10:40: AM

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