Definition of Ampere-turn

1. Noun. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts.

Generic synonyms: Magnetomotive Force Unit



Definition of Ampere-turn

1. Noun. the unit of magnetomotive force ¹

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Literary usage of Ampere-turn

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"cgs lines per ampere-turn per cm. length of effective winding 1.00 cgs lines ... Length of one turn in air (free length) 106 cgs lines per ampere-turn due ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"(29) If instead of taking a gauss as equal to a cgs unit of magnetic potential, we take the circulation of H caused by one ampere-turn as the practical unit ..."

3. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"Ampere-Turn.—A unit of magneto-motive force equal to that produced by one ampere ... A word sometimes used for ampere-turn ; ie, a single winding or turn ..."

4. An Introductory Course of Continuous Current Engineering by Alfred Hay (1907)
"is proportional to the ampere-turns, the ampere-turn is frequently used as a ... Thus the unit of magnetic force corresponding to the ampere-turn as a unit ..."

5. The Electrical Engineer (1892)
"... -ampere- turn ; that is to say, if a single turn of wire can have i self-induction ... at present is ta* ampere-turn, and this has several advantages. ..."

6. Ready Reference Tables: Volume I. Conversion Factors of Every Unit Or by Carl Hering (1904)
"The third unit is like the ampere-turn except that the current is the CGS unit of current ... This unit is therefore equal to 10 times the ampere-turn unit. ..."

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