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Resistivity Rods

Use this set of rods with the Instrumentation Amplifier and the Current Probe to investigate electrical resistance as a function of conductor length, diameter, and material. This lab is featured in our Advanced Physics with Vernier — Beyond Mechanics lab manual.

The kit includes four brass rods with different diameters and four other metal rods that have the same diameter as one of the brass rods. Each rod is 46 cm long.

Type Diameter Length
Brass 2.38 mm (3/32″) 46 cm
3.18 mm (1/8″)
3.97 mm (5/32″)
4.76 mm (3/16″)
Stainless Steel 3.18 mm (1/8″)
Music Wire
Aluminum
Copper

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Resistivity Rod SetRRS$52

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