5F15.45 - Power Losses

Power loses

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PIRA Classification: 5F15.45

Description: Copper (R = 0.1 Ω) and nichrome (R = 2.7 Ω) wires are placed in series with a battery. Paper riders are placed on each wire. When the current flows, the paper on the nichrome burns while the paper on the copper isn't affected.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: Good

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: High current and exposed wires