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Problem: 00-gauge copper wire has a diameter of 9.266 mm. Calculate the power loss in a kilometer of such wire when it carries 1.00x102 A

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Power:

P=i2R

Resistance can also be expressed as:

R=4ρlπd2

The resistivity of copper, ρ = 1.72 × 10-8 Ω•m

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00-gauge copper wire has a diameter of 9.266 mm. Calculate the power loss in a kilometer of such wire when it carries 1.00x102 A

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