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Resistance - The Physics Classroom

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First, the total length of the wires will affect the amount of resistance. The longer the wire, the more resistance that there will be. There is a direct relationship ...

Physics Zone: Resistance in a Conductor - RegentsPrep

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There are three external factors that influence the resistance in a conductor. Thickness (cross sectional area of the wire), length, and temperature all have some ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Resistance

However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. ... The length of the wire increases; The thickness of the wire decreases ... Thick wire. More space. Low resistance. Play. Your web browser does not have ... The resistance of a thin wire is greater than the resistance of a thick wire because a thin ....

homework and exercises - What would be the resistance of a wire, if ...

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May 9, 2015 ... Doubling the length will double the resistance, but the wire also must get ... Are you assuming that the resistivity of the copper does not change ...

Cyberphysics - Factors that affect the resistance of a wire

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The resistance of an object is a measure of the how reluctant current is to flow through ... As the length of the wire does not change each cm still gets the same ...

The Length of a Wire and Its Effect on Resistance :: Papers

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Category: Papers; Title: The Length of a Wire and Its Effect on Resistance. ... of wire. I will go about this by changing the length every time and I will then measure

electricity - Why does resistance increase with length? - Physics ...

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Jul 16, 2014 ... Then the resistance of the circuit is independent of the wire length but linear in .... How does the speed of electrons change around a circuit?

How does length affect resistance and resistivity? - University of ...

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times the length (L) over which the resistance is measured, divided by the cross- sectional area of the ... Does the calculated resistivity vary with the length of the line? 3. ... adding more and more lines on top of each other (changing the line ...

Current and resistance

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Jul 12, 1999 ... The resistance (R) of a material depends on its length, ... the change in resistivity, and therefore the change in resistance, is proportional to the temperature change . ... Resistance in wires produces a loss of energy (usually in the form of ... \$0.10 per kW-h, how much does it cost to run the bulb for a month?

Resistance on a Fractal Network

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If you double the length of a resistor, its resistance doubles. ... What does this all have to do with fractal dimension? ... The wire in Figure 8.6(a) is effectively a one- dimensional object, because we vary only its length and not ... Let's consider the change of resistance of a sheet as we increase its width and length separately...

How does the length of a wire affect resistance? | Reference.com

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Electrons slow down as they travel through a wire because they hit the fixed atoms of the conducting metal in an occurrence called resistance. The longer the  ...

Does the length of a wire have an effect on voltage or current? - Quora

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Aug 8, 2015 ... Thanks for A2A. Even if your domestic multi-meter reports Zero Ohms, any length of wire provides some resistance to current: the longer the ...