# What is resistance wire made of?

What is resistance wire made of?

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Resistance wire is made up of Nichrome .

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Resistance of a copper wire decreases when ......................increases
Last Answer : Resistance of a copper wire decreases when diameter increases

If Poisson's ratio of a resistance wire strain gauge is 1.8, then neglecting piezo-resistive effects, its Gauge factor is :  (A) 2.8 (B) 2.6 (C) 4.6 (D) 3.6
Last Answer : If Poisson's ratio of a resistance wire strain gauge is 1.8, then neglecting piezo-resistive effects, its Gauge factor is : 4.6

What happens to the resistance of a wire when its length as well as the cross-sectional area are doubled? A) It doubles B) It becomes 4 times C) It becomes 2π times D) It remains the same
Last Answer : Automatically the resistivity will increase as they are the factors affecting the resistivity

What is the resistance of a 160 m wire with a uniform diameter of 0.28 mm, if the specific resistance is 12.32 μΩ-cm? A) 3.2 Ω B) 3.2 μΩ C) 0.8 Ω D) None of these
Last Answer : What is the resistance of a 160 m wire with a uniform diameter of 0.28 mm, if the specific resistance is 12.32 μΩ-cm? A) 3.2 Ω B) 3.2 μΩ C) 0.8 Ω D) None of these

A drawn wire of resistance 5 Ω is further drawn so that its diameter becomes one-fifth of the original. What is its resistance with volume remaining the same ? (a) 25 Ω (b) 125 Ω (c) 625 Ω (d) 3125 Ω
Last Answer : A drawn wire of resistance 5 Ω is further drawn so that its diameter becomes one-fifth of the original. What is its resistance with volume remaining the same ? (a) 25 Ω (b) 125 Ω (c) 625 Ω (d) 3125 Ω

A nichrome wire used as heater coil has the resistance of 1 ohm/m. For a heater of 1000 W at 200 V, the length of wire required will be
Last Answer : A nichrome wire used as heater coil has the resistance of 1 ohm/m. For a heater of 1000 W at 200 V, the length of wire required will be 40 m.

Last Answer : A wire of resistance R has it length and cross-section both doubled. Its resistance will become R.

Last Answer : A wire of 0.14 mm diameter and specific resistance 9.6 micro-ohm-cm is 440 cm long. The resistance of the wire will be 27.4 ohm.

Last Answer : Resistance of a wire is r ohms. The wire is stretched to double its length, then its resistance in ohms is  4 r.

What will be the change in resistance of a constantan wire when its radius is made half and length reduced to one-fourth of its original length ?
Last Answer : What will be the change in resistance of a constantan wire when its radius is made half and length reduced to one-fourth of its original length ?

Safety fuse wire used in domestic electrical appliances is made of metal of low (1) Resistance (2) Melting point (3) Specific gravity (4) Conductance
Last Answer : (2) Melting point Explanation: The fuse wire is based on the Joules law of heating which says that when the electric current is allowed to pass through a conductor, the conductor heats up and is ... . For this purpose the material used as fuse wire should have high resistance and low melting point.

High resistance electrical heating elements/wire are not made of (A) Maraging steel (B) Nimonic alloys (C) Kanthal wire (D) Nichrome
Last Answer : (A) Maraging steel

The resistance wire used in a hot wire anemometer for conducting electrical current is made of (A) Copper (B) Tungsten (C) Chromium (D) Aluminium

Safety fuse wire used in domestic electrical appliances is made of metal of low (1) Resistance (2) Melting point (3) Specific gravity (4) Conductance

How do I work out the area or length of a wire when I only know the resistance/conductance and the length/area?
Last Answer : if cunductance = conductivity x area/length then length = conductivity / conductance x Area i think, if the equation is transposed correctly, it’s been a while since school maths. better check that one though.

Which wire has more resistance ?
Last Answer : The longer the wire, the greater the resistance of the wire.

On what does the resistance of conductive wire depend ?
Last Answer : Depending on the area of the cross section

A copper wire has a resistance of \( 0.60 hm \). Anozner copper wire of the samemass as the first one is dou ble in length of the first. Find the resistance of the second wire.
Last Answer : A copper wire has a resistance of \( 0.6 0hm \). Another copper wire of the same mass as ... of the first. Find the resistance of the second wire.

The resistance of a silver wire at `0^(@)C " is " 1.25 Omega`. Upto what temperature it must be heated so that its resistance is doubled ? The tempera
Last Answer : The resistance of a silver wire at `0^(@)C " is " 1.25 Omega`. Upto what temperature ... temperature be same for all silver conductors of all shapes ?

The temperature coefficent of resistance of a wire is 0.00125 per `.^(@)C`, At 300 K, its resistance is `1Omega`. At what temperature will its resista
Last Answer : The temperature coefficent of resistance of a wire is 0.00125 per `.^(@)C`, At 300 K, ... At what temperature will its resistance become `2 Omega` ?

A plantinum wire has resistance of `10 Omega` at `0^(@)C` and `20 Omega` at `273^(@)C`. Find the value of coefficient of resistance.
Last Answer : A plantinum wire has resistance of `10 Omega` at `0^(@)C` and `20 Omega` at `273^(@)C`. Find the value of coefficient of resistance.

A wire whose resistance is 90 ohm is cut into 3 pieces of equal lengths which are then arranged in parallel. Calculate the resistance of the combinati
Last Answer : A wire whose resistance is 90 ohm is cut into 3 pieces of equal lengths which are then ... in parallel. Calculate the resistance of the combination.

A uniform wire which connected in parallel with the 2 m long wire, will give a resistance of `2.0 Omega`.
Last Answer : A uniform wire which connected in parallel with the 2 m long wire, will give a resistance of `2.0 Omega`.

The temperature coefficient of copper is `0.004^(@)C^(-1)`. Find the resistance of a 5 m long copper wire of diameter 0.2 mm at `100^(@)C`, if the res
Last Answer : The temperature coefficient of copper is `0.004^(@)C^(-1)`. Find the resistance of a 5 m long copper wire of ... `0^(@)C` is `1.7xx10^(-8) Omega` m.

The temperature coefficient of a resistance wire is `0.00 12.5^(@)C^(-1)`. At 300 K, its resistance is `1 Omega`. At what temperature the resistance o
Last Answer : The temperature coefficient of a resistance wire is `0.00 12.5^(@)C^(-1)`. At 300 K, its ... the resistance of the wire will be `2 Omega` ?

A uniform wire is cut into four segments. Each segment is twice as long as the earlier segment. If the shortest segment has a resistance of `4 Omega`,
Last Answer : A uniform wire is cut into four segments. Each segment is twice as long as the earlier segment. ... Omega`, find the resistance of the original wire.

Two wires A and B of the same material have their lengths in the ratio `1 : 5` and diameters in the ratio ` 3 : 2`. If the resistance of the wire B is
Last Answer : Two wires A and B of the same material have their lengths in the ratio `1 : 5` and diameters in ... `180 Omega`, find the resistance of the wire A.

A wire of resistance `48 Omega` is uniformly stretched until its new length becomes 4 times the original length. Find its new resistance.
Last Answer : A wire of resistance `48 Omega` is uniformly stretched until its new length becomes 4 times the original length. Find its new resistance.

Given that resistivity of copper is `1.68xx10^(-8) Omega`m. Calculate the amount of copper required to draw a wire 10 km long having resistance of `10
Last Answer : Given that resistivity of copper is `1.68xx10^(-8) Omega`m. Calculate the amount of copper required to draw a ... copper is `8.9xx10^(3) kg m^(-3)`.

What length of a wire of diameter 0.46 mm and specific resistance `50xx10^(-6) Omega`m would be required to make a coil of resistance `10 Omega` ?
Last Answer : What length of a wire of diameter 0.46 mm and specific resistance `50xx10^(-6) Omega`m would be required to make a coil of resistance `10 Omega` ?

Calculate the conductivity of a wire of length 2 m, area of cross-sectionl `2 cm^(2)` and resistance `10^(-4) Omega`.
Last Answer : Calculate the conductivity of a wire of length 2 m, area of cross-sectionl `2 cm^(2)` and resistance `10^(-4) Omega`.

`1kg` piece of copper is drawn into a wire `1mm` thick and another piece into a wire `2mm` thick. Compare the resistance of these wires.
Last Answer : `1kg` piece of copper is drawn into a wire `1mm` thick and another piece into a wire `2mm` thick. Compare the resistance of these wires.

Two copper wires A and B of equal masses are taken. The length of A is double the length of B. If the resistance of wire A is `160 Omega `, then calcu
Last Answer : Two copper wires A and B of equal masses are taken. The length of A is double the length of ... Omega `, then calculate the resistance of the wire B.

A cylindrical wire is stretched to increase its length by 10%. Calculate the percentage increase in resistance.
Last Answer : A cylindrical wire is stretched to increase its length by 10%. Calculate the percentage increase in resistance.

A wire of resistance `10 Omega` is drawn out so that its length is thrice its original length. Calculate its new resistance (resistivity and density o
Last Answer : A wire of resistance `10 Omega` is drawn out so that its length is thrice its original ... (resistivity and density of the material remain uncharged).

Calculate the resistance of a 2 m long nichrome wire of radius 0.321 mm. Resistivity of nichrome is `15xx10^(-6) Omega` m. If a potential difference o
Last Answer : Calculate the resistance of a 2 m long nichrome wire of radius 0.321 mm. Resistivity of nichrome is ` ... wire, what will be the current in the wire ?

A negligbly small current is passed through a wire of length 15 cm and uniform cross-section `6.0xx10^(-7) m^(2)` and its resistance is measured to be
Last Answer : A negligbly small current is passed through a wire of length 15 cm and uniform cross-section ` ... the material at the temperature of the experiment ?

A metal wire of specific resistance `64xx10^(-6) Omega` m and length 1.98 cm has a resistance of `7 Omega`. Find its radius.
Last Answer : A metal wire of specific resistance `64xx10^(-6) Omega` m and length 1.98 cm has a resistance of `7 Omega`. Find its radius.

The resistance of a conductivity wire of length 1.1 m and of diameter 0.14 mm is `30 Omega`. Calculate its resistivity.
Last Answer : The resistance of a conductivity wire of length 1.1 m and of diameter 0.14 mm is `30 Omega`. Calculate its resistivity.

A wire has a resistance of 12 ohm . It is bent in the form of equilateral triangle. The effective resistance between any two corners of the triangle i
Last Answer : A wire has a resistance of 12 ohm . It is bent in the form of equilateral triangle. The effective resistance ... )/(3)Omega` C. `9Omega` D. `12Omega`

A wire of resistance `4 Omega` is stretched to twice its original length. The resistance of stretched wire would be
Last Answer : A wire of resistance `4 Omega` is stretched to twice its original length. The resistance of stretched wire would ... Omega` C. `8 Omega` D. `16 Omega`

When a current of `(2.5 +- 0.5)` ampere flows through a wire, it develops a potential difference of `(20 +- 1)` volt, the resistance of the wire is
Last Answer : When a current of `(2.5 +- 0.5)` ampere flows through a wire, it develops a potential difference of `(20 +- ... `(8 pm 1.5)Omega` D. `(8 pm 3)Omega`

If a wire is stretched to four times its length, then the specific resistance of the wire will
Last Answer : If a wire is stretched to four times its length, then the specific resistance of the wire will A. ... times C. become 16 times D. remain the same

A potentiometer wire of length 10 m and resistance `10 Omega` per meter is connected in serice with a resistance box and a 2 volt battery. If a potent
Last Answer : A potentiometer wire of length 10 m and resistance `10 Omega` per meter is connected in serice with a ... Omega` C. `190 Omega` D. `90 Omega`

The temperature coefficient of resistance of the material of a wire is `0.00125^(@)C^(-1)`. Its resistance at `27^(@)C` is `1 Omega`. At what temperat
Last Answer : The temperature coefficient of resistance of the material of a wire is `0.00125^(@)C^(-1)`. Its resistance at ... K B. 1100 K C. 1400 K D. 1127 K

A 1m long wire of diameter `0.31mm` has a resistance of `4.2 Omega`. If it is replaced by another wire of same material of length `1.5m` and diameter
Last Answer : A 1m long wire of diameter `0.31mm` has a resistance of `4.2 Omega`. If it is replaced by another wire of ... 6 Omega` C. `26.7 Omega` D. `0.8 Omega`

A uniform wire of resistance `9 Omega` is joined end-to-end to from a circule. Then, the resistance of the circular wire between any two diametrically
Last Answer : A uniform wire of resistance `9 Omega` is joined end-to-end to from a circule. Then, the resistance of the ... (9)/(4)Omega` D. `(3)/(2)Omega`

A wire of resistance `4 Omega` is stretched to twice its original length. In the process of stretching, its area of cross-section gets halved. Now, th
Last Answer : A wire of resistance `4 Omega` is stretched to twice its original length. In the process of stretching, its area ... Omega` C. `1 Omega` D. `4 Omega`