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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

Why does a battery get warm while in use?

To determine

Why does the battery get warm while in use.

Explanation

Battery converts chemical energy stored in it in to electrical energy. But some of its chemical energy is converted in to heat due to the presence of internal resistor.

Battery contains internal resistance, when the current flows through the internal resistor due to resistance some of the power of the battery is dissipated as heat into the battery material...

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