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hysteresis loss

noun, Physics.
the loss of energy by conversion to heat in a system exhibiting hysteresis.
Origin of hysteresis loss
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In general, coercivity and hysteresis loss increase whereas permeability decreases with plastic deformation.
  • In order to decrease the rolling resistance on a smooth surface, the material of the tire must have a low hysteresis loss.
  • hysteresis loss can be reduced by using improved steels and by reducing the intensity of the magnetic field.
  • Low mechanical hysteresis loss in the tread is desirable, since lower tire operating temperatures are advantageous.

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