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Resistance is due to scattering of conduction electrons. A metallic crystal can be viewed simplistically as a periodic array of ions with a cloud of delocalised conduction elections. The electrons do not scatter of the ions themselves because the crystal is periodic. There are two significant causes of scattering: 1. scattering off vibrations of the atomic lattice (phonons). This contribution to the resistivity is proportional to temperature. 2. scattering off defects in the crystal. At low temperature, this is the cause of a finite 'residual resistivity'. The two terms add linearly Rtotal = R1(T) + R2 Cold working a metal will introduce defects and thus lead to an increase in R2. Conversely, annealling the metal at high temperature will remove defects and reduce the residual resistivity.
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Why does electrical resistance increase with temperature in metals and the opposite in nonmetals?

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What metals are alloys?

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Does thickness of a metal affect its electrical resistance?

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Is electrical resistance affected by different metals?

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Which metals are alloys?

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Why does heat increase electrical resistance?

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Why are alloys more resistant to corrosion than pure metals?

They are not always. Pure metals like gold never rust. Aluminum is also very corrosion resistant and its alloys not necessarily more so. Chromium is another metal that is extremely corrosion resistant and is alloyed with Iron and carbon to make a type of stainless steel.

Why are coils of an electric iron made of alloy rather than pure metal?

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What is origin of electrical resistance in metals?

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How is electrical resistance worked out?

Resistance of a conductor is defined by the specific resistivity,area of cross section and the length of the conductor. R = rL/A,where R is resistance in OHMs, r is specific resistance, L lengthin mm, A is area of cross section in sq mm

Which metal is an alloy?

An alloy is a metal made by mixing more than one metal, so any metal you use in your daily life is an alloy.

Why does alloys have high resistivity?

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What are effect of alloying on resistivity of metal?

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How cold does it have to be for electricity to stop working?

It will never stop it will always keep going unless we have a power outage . Not true - but you was right in a sense. With house wiring it will stop when it get to 50 bellow zero or better then you have to go with gold wiring then again that may not work.

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Is there a direct correlation between increase in wraps and electrical resistance?

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Why the resistance of metals increase with increase in temperature?

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Why do metal alloys used in electrical wires?

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