Q. Could you please tell me the resistivity of constantan?John L [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Notting Hill, London, England
A. Constantan's electrical resistivity is 300 Ohms/Circular Mil-Foot, compared to 10.7 Ohms/CMF for 99.99% copperJoe Rosol
Orbital Sciences Corp. - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
Q. In English please in OhmMetres would be nice! Thanks :-)Graham M [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
A. Try goodfellow on the internet. It gives all the figures (inc. resistivity) for various materials inc. constantan.J S. [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- London, Britain
1337 m8 $3x0r p0$7 |>u|>3. I 0w|\| j00 A11 you p30|\|sGraham B [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
Physics - Maidenhead, Berks, UK
Ed. note: It appears that Graham was using a scientific keyboard and the special text encoding that did not survive the trip through the world wide web.
A. The resistivity of constantan is 4.9*10^-7Mohammed A [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
Student - England
A. 4.9 x 10^-7Paul [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Chicago, Illinois, USA
A. 52*10^-8 Ohm meters
I also saw the 49*10^-8 but this said it was "constantan (eureka)"
- Kent, England, UK
Ed. note: Your number differs by 6 percent, Nathan, so it's not a terrible correlation.
December 2, 2010
A. Found experimentally constantan resistivity to be 4.9*10^(-7) so it is correct!bob r [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Paris France
May 3, 2012
what is the resistivity of constantan with this alloy:
and diameter :1.2 mm
- Tehran, Iran
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