## Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Volumetric Heat Generation = (Electric Current Density^2)*Resistivity
qg = (i^2)*ρ
This formula uses 3 Variables
Variables Used
Volumetric Heat Generation - (Measured in Watt Per Cubic Meter) - Volumetric Heat Generation it is the amount of energy that must be added, in the form of heat, to one unit of volume of the material in order to cause an increase of one unit in its temperature.
Electric Current Density - (Measured in Ampere per Square Meter) - The Electric current density is the amount of charge per unit of time that flows through the unit area of a chosen cross-section.
Resistivity - (Measured in Ohm Meter) - Resistivity is the measure of how strongly a material opposes the flow of current through them.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Electric Current Density: 1000 Ampere per Square Meter --> 1000 Ampere per Square Meter No Conversion Required
Resistivity: 1.7E-05 Ohm Meter --> 1.7E-05 Ohm Meter No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
qg = (i^2)*ρ --> (1000^2)*1.7E-05
Evaluating ... ...
qg = 17
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
17 Watt Per Cubic Meter --> No Conversion Required
17 Watt Per Cubic Meter <-- Volumetric Heat Generation
(Calculation completed in 00.004 seconds)
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## Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor Formula

Volumetric Heat Generation = (Electric Current Density^2)*Resistivity
qg = (i^2)*ρ

## What is Electrical Conductor?

An electrical conductor is a substance in which electrical charge carriers, usually electrons, move easily from atom to atom with the application of voltage.

## How to Calculate Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor?

Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor calculator uses Volumetric Heat Generation = (Electric Current Density^2)*Resistivity to calculate the Volumetric Heat Generation, Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor is when heat generated within a material is due to passage of electric current and can be expressed in electrical terms. Volumetric Heat Generation is denoted by qg symbol.

How to calculate Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor, enter Electric Current Density (i) & Resistivity (ρ) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor calculation can be explained with given input values -> 17 = (1000^2)*1.7E-05.

### FAQ

What is Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor?
Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor is when heat generated within a material is due to passage of electric current and can be expressed in electrical terms and is represented as qg = (i^2)*ρ or Volumetric Heat Generation = (Electric Current Density^2)*Resistivity. The Electric current density is the amount of charge per unit of time that flows through the unit area of a chosen cross-section & Resistivity is the measure of how strongly a material opposes the flow of current through them.
How to calculate Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor?
Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor is when heat generated within a material is due to passage of electric current and can be expressed in electrical terms is calculated using Volumetric Heat Generation = (Electric Current Density^2)*Resistivity. To calculate Volumetric Heat Generation in Current Carrying Electrical Conductor, you need Electric Current Density (i) & Resistivity (ρ). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Electric Current Density & Resistivity and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
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