July 31, 2020 at 1:15 pmKeyur KanadeAnsys EmployeeHi - Why does a wire with larger diameter have less resistance than wire with smaller diameter?
July 31, 2020 at 1:19 pmKarthik RAdministrator
This is because the resistance of the wire is inversely proportional to the cross-sectional area of the conductor. larger the diameter more the area of cross section. so more the area of cross-section lesser the resistance.
This can be deducted from the Resistance formula: Resistance = (Resistivity*length)/Cross sectional area.
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