Definition of Permeance

1. n. Permeation;



Definition of Permeance

1. Noun. A measure of the degree to which a material allows a fluid to permeate it. ¹

2. Noun. (physics) The reciprocal of reluctance in a magnetic circuit; the analogue of conductance in an electrical circuit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Permeance

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Literary usage of Permeance

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1. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"Dielectric permeance.—The foregoing explanation of capacity is apt to be misleading. ... permeance of the path between a conductor ami a plane. be done in ..."

2. Ready Reference Tables: Volume I. Conversion Factors of Every Unit Or by Carl Hering (1904)
"The permeance of a centimeter cube of air (or vacuum) between two parallel sides is unity ... Hence the permeance of a magnetic circuit or of a part of it, ..."

3. Practical Calculation of Dynamo-electric Machines: a manual for electrical by Alfred Eugene Wiener (1901)
"Relative permeance across Polepieces (2,). The amount of leakage across the end and side surfaces of the polepieces, that is, across all their surfaces not ..."

4. Electromagnetic Theory by Oliver Heaviside (1893)
"Permeability gives rise to permeance, inductivity to- inductance, ... permeance is the reciprocal of reluctance. In this sense I have used it, ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"The idea of permeance is very useful, and the identification of its dimensions with those of inductance is neat. But I think it is liable to cause confusion ..."

6. Principles of Electrical Design: D. C. and A. C. Generators by Alfred Still (1916)
"Variation of permeance over Pole Pitch — permeance Curve. — The permeance per square centimeter of the air gap when the armature ..."

7. Electrical Engineer (1890)
"permeance, or magnetic conductance, is the reciprocal of the reluctance, ... Call useful permeance through armature and gape u, and the waste permeance in ..."

8. Practical Electricity by Terrell Croft (1917)
"permeance (symbol is <P) is that property of materials which is the "opposite" of reluctance. Reluctance implies the difficulty encountered in developing ..."

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