PHYS345 Electricity and Electronics

Answer for E3.6

(Rhot - Rcold)/Rcold = 4.5 for the stated temperature coefficient and temperature increase. Thus the current surge must be 5.5 times the orerating current for this situation.


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Last updated Sept. 23, 1998.
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