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ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE [1 record]

Record 1 2013-09-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electrokinetics
  • Conductors and Resistors
Universal entry(ies)
DEF

The ratio of the potential difference across an electrical element to the current in it.

OBS

Resistance is measured in ohms.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Électrocinétique
  • Conducteurs et résistances
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
DEF

Quotient d'une différence de potentiel appliquée aux extrémités d'un conducteur par l'intensité du courant qu'elle produit lorsque le conducteur n'est pas le siège d'une force électromotrice.

OBS

Elle est exprimée en ohms.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Electrocinética
  • Conductores y resistencias
Entrada(s) universal(es)
DEF

Cociente de la diferencia de potencial entre los extremos de un conductor dividida por la intensidad de la corriente que circula por el mismo.

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