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Relationship between resistivity and Mathiessen's Rule

  1. Jun 10, 2012 #1
    This question has bogged me down for hours. Please help.

    An alloy of metals is found to have a resistivity of 1.2e-6Ωm at 300K. When it is heated to a temperature of 973K, the resistivity is found to increase by 10 per cent. Assuming Mathiessen's rule to hold good for the alloy, find its resistivity due to inpurities scattering alone.
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  3. Jun 11, 2012 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi Lindoc! Welcome to PF! :wink:

    Show us what you've tried, and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help! :smile:

    (Also, state Mathiessen's rule so we don't have to look it up! :redface:)
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