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Resistance between parallel wires in an insulator?

by Boltzmann69
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Boltzmann69
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Nov28-12, 12:12 PM
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Hi all,

New here...I was wondering if anyone knows a formula to calculate the (insulation) resistance between two parallel conductors buried in an insulator. For example say 2 copper pins of 1mm diameter spaced 2mm apart over a 20mm length in a plastic (ptfe). The numbers/material are not specific to what I want to do just for example purposes.

Any help would be great as I've seen stuff for concentric cylinders but nothing for parallel conductors.
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Nov28-12, 06:26 PM
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Would it be the same diffusion equation as for heat flow?


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