I am confused about the concept of a power dissipation limit for a resistor. Basically for a resistor the product of the current through it and the potential across it should not exceed 0.25 watt otherwise it starts to heat up and act in a non-linear fashion. Is this value just a constant or is there a way of obtaining it for resistors of different ohm values.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Power dissipation limit for a resistor

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