
Definition of Inductance
1. Noun. An electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current.
Generic synonyms: Electrical Phenomenon
Specialized synonyms: Mutual Induction, Selfinduction
Derivative terms: Induce, Induct
2. Noun. An electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit.
Definition of Inductance
1. n. Capacity for induction; the coefficient of self induction.
Definition of Inductance
1. Noun. The property of an electric circuit by which a voltage is induced in it by a changing magnetic field. ¹
2. Noun. The quantity of the resulting electromagnetic flux divided by the current that produces it, measured in henries (SI symbol: '''H'''.) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Inductance
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1. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"Substituting the values given above the inductance of the solenoid is ...
As stated in Art. 95, the inductance of circuits containing magnetic materials is ..."
2. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"CHAPTER VII MEASUREMENT OF inductance AND CAPACITY STANDARDS OF inductance ...
Primary standards of mutual inductance which have a single fixed value are ..."
3. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Circuit Containing inductance Only.βIt was shown in Vol. I, Chap. VIII, that
inductance always opposes any change in the current flowing in a circuit. ..."
4. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"CHAPTER VII MEASUREMENT OF inductance AND CAPACITY STANDARDS OF inductance ...
Primary standards of mutual inductance which have a single fixed value are ..."
5. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"inductance, on the other hand, is supposed to be caused by the inertia of the
... The electric energy spent in overcoming an inductance, when the current ..."
6. Alternatingcurrent Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1914)
"inductance a Property of the Circuit. When we examme the equation L = β=β we
... The physical characteristic named inductance, then, is a property of the ..."
7. Alternatingcurrent Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1915)
"The physical characteristic named inductance, then, is a property of the ...
Another way of stating this might be: inductance is not a material thing, ..."