positive temperature coefficient
  • For a given component, device, material, or system, an increase in a magnitude or property, such as length or resistance, which occurs as a consequence of an increase in temperature.
  • For a given component, device, or material, an increase in electrical resistance which occurs as a consequence of an increase in temperature.
  • A number which quantifies the relationship in positive temperature coefficient (1), or positive temperature coefficient (2).
  • acronym PTC

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