resistivity


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re·sis·tiv·i·ty

(rē'zis-tiv'i-tē),
A measure of a material's resistance to the passage of electrical current; the reciprocal of conductivity.
[L. re-sito, to withstand]
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"Influence of Deep Earth Resistivity on Direct Current Distribution in AC Power Grid." High Voltage Engineering 40 (11): 3528-3536.
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When the resistivity of the coal sample no longer changed, the equilibrium pressure was recorded.
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Investigate the correlation between shear strength, water content and electrical resistivity (2 probe method) of untreated and treated ultra-soft soil.
Concerning the geophysical survey, field resistivity data were obtained along eight imaging lines (Figure 3) using Schlumberger configuration and a maximum of sixteen levels was attained for each of the traverse.
So a simple and inexpensive experiment consisting in the determination of the effective magnetic susceptibility and in the contactless measurement of electrical resistivity is described below.