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September 07, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 25 40 Temperature Dependence of Resistance ! In everyday applications we are interested in the temperature dependence of the resistance of various devices ! The resistance of a device depends on the length and the cross sectional area ! These quantities depend on temperature
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Unformatted text preview: ! However, the temperature dependence of linear expansion is much smaller than the temperature dependence of resistivity of a particular conductor ! So the temperature dependence of the resistance of a conductor is, to a good approximation, Thursday, September 23, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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