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self-inductance

[self-in-duhk-tuh ns] /ˌsɛlf ɪnˈdʌk təns/
noun, Electricity
1.
inductance inducing an electromotive force in the same circuit in which the motivating change of current occurs, equal to the number of flux linkages per unit of current.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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Examples from the web for self-inductance
  • In an inductive transducer, pressure-induced displacements of a diaphragm cause a change in the self-inductance of a single coil.
  • The inductance of the wire is called self-inductance.
British Dictionary definitions for self-inductance

self-inductance

noun
1.
the inherent inductance of a circuit, given by the ratio of the electromotive force produced in the circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it. It is usually expressed in henries L Also called coefficient of self-induction
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