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B Resistance Heating

  1. Mar 17, 2016 #1
    `After a charge carrier loses kinetic energy in a such a collision, the force due to the pd across the material accelerates it until it collides with another positive ion.' I got this from a book, can someone explain this in a simplest way.
     
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  3. Mar 17, 2016 #2

    Drakkith

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    That's already a pretty straightforward and simple explanation. Could you tell us which parts you don't understand?
     
  4. Mar 17, 2016 #3
    The force due to the pd across accelerate....
     
  5. Mar 17, 2016 #4

    Dale

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    If there is a potential difference then there is an E field. If there is an E field then there is a force. If there is an unbalanced force then there is an acceleration.
     
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