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## Temperature Dependence of Resistance Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
resistance = Resistance at a reference temperature*(1+Temperature coefficient of resistance*Change in temperature)
R = Rref*(1+α*∆T)
This formula uses 3 Variables
Variables Used
Resistance at a reference temperature - Resistance at a reference temperature is the opposition offered to current flow in an electrical circuit. (Measured in Ohm)
Temperature coefficient of resistance - Temperature coefficient of resistance is the resistance-change per degree temperature change. (Measured in Per Degree Celsius)
Change in temperature - The change in temperature is difference between initial and final temperature (Measured in Kelvin)
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Resistance at a reference temperature: 10 Ohm --> 10 Ohm No Conversion Required
Temperature coefficient of resistance: 5 Per Degree Celsius --> 5 Per Degree Celsius No Conversion Required
Change in temperature: 50 Kelvin --> 50 Kelvin No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
R = Rref*(1+α*∆T) --> 10*(1+5*50)
Evaluating ... ...
R = 2510
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
2510 Ohm --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
2510 Ohm <-- Resistance
(Calculation completed in 00.008 seconds)

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### Temperature Dependence of Resistance Formula

resistance = Resistance at a reference temperature*(1+Temperature coefficient of resistance*Change in temperature)
R = Rref*(1+α*∆T)

## What are the properties of temperature dependence of resistance ?

Most conductive materials change specific resistance with changes in temperature. This is why figures of specific resistance are always specified at a standard temperature (usually 20° or 25° Celsius). The resistance-change factor per degree Celsius of temperature change is called the temperature coefficient of resistance. This factor is represented by the Greek lower-case letter “alpha” (α). A positive coefficient for a material means that its resistance increases with an increase in temperature. Pure metals typically have positive temperature coefficients of resistance. Coefficients approaching zero can be obtained by alloying certain metals. A negative coefficient for a material means that its resistance decreases with an increase in temperature. Semiconductor materials (carbon, silicon, germanium) typically have negative temperature coefficients of resistance.

## How to Calculate Temperature Dependence of Resistance?

Temperature Dependence of Resistance calculator uses resistance = Resistance at a reference temperature*(1+Temperature coefficient of resistance*Change in temperature) to calculate the Resistance, The Temperature Dependence of Resistance formula is used to determine the resistance of a conductor at some temperature other than what is specified in a resistance table. Resistance and is denoted by R symbol.

How to calculate Temperature Dependence of Resistance using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Temperature Dependence of Resistance, enter Resistance at a reference temperature (Rref), Temperature coefficient of resistance (α) and Change in temperature (∆T) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Temperature Dependence of Resistance calculation can be explained with given input values -> 2510 = 10*(1+5*50).

### FAQ

What is Temperature Dependence of Resistance?
The Temperature Dependence of Resistance formula is used to determine the resistance of a conductor at some temperature other than what is specified in a resistance table and is represented as R = Rref*(1+α*∆T) or resistance = Resistance at a reference temperature*(1+Temperature coefficient of resistance*Change in temperature). Resistance at a reference temperature is the opposition offered to current flow in an electrical circuit, Temperature coefficient of resistance is the resistance-change per degree temperature change and The change in temperature is difference between initial and final temperature.
How to calculate Temperature Dependence of Resistance?
The Temperature Dependence of Resistance formula is used to determine the resistance of a conductor at some temperature other than what is specified in a resistance table is calculated using resistance = Resistance at a reference temperature*(1+Temperature coefficient of resistance*Change in temperature). To calculate Temperature Dependence of Resistance, you need Resistance at a reference temperature (Rref), Temperature coefficient of resistance (α) and Change in temperature (∆T). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Resistance at a reference temperature, Temperature coefficient of resistance and Change in temperature and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Resistance?
In this formula, Resistance uses Resistance at a reference temperature, Temperature coefficient of resistance and Change in temperature. We can use 10 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• equivalent_resistance = Resistance+Final Resistance
• equivalent_resistance = (1/Resistance+1/Final Resistance)^(-1)
• shunt = Electric current through galvanometer*Resistance through galvanometer/(Electric Current-Electric current through galvanometer)
• electric_potential_difference = (Electric current through galvanometer*Resistance)+(Electric current through galvanometer*Resistance through galvanometer)
• electric_current = Charge/Total Time Taken
• electric_field = Electric Potential Difference/Length of Conductor
• voltage = Electric Current*Resistance
• resistance = (Resistivity*Length of Conductor)/Cross sectional area
• power = Electric Potential Difference*Electric Current
• power = (Electric Current)^2*Resistance
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