Electronics - Resistance and Power - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Resistance and Power - General Questions (Q.No. 2)
How do fixed resistors usually fail?
slowly over time
by increasing their value
by becoming an open circuit
by increasing their value and becoming an open circuit
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M.TARCIUS said:   1 decade ago
When the power dissipation of the resistor becomes more than its designed it burnsout due to excess heat in the resistor hence it gets open.

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