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(Science: radiobiology) tendency for a material/substance to resist the flow of electrical current and to dissipate its energy. Resistivity, when combined with certain geometry factors (generally length and cross-sectional area for wires) determines resistance.

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oh you're right blcr, the resistivity of the pipe is inversely proportional to cross-sectional area(diameter) and a large diameter indicates lower resistivity so a resistivity less than 3 represents too large of a pipe. it is also proportional ...

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by mith
Thu Nov 13, 2008 3:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: resistance
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