self-inductance

Use Self-inductance in a sentence

self-inductance

[self-in-duhk-tuhns]
noun Electricity.
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:
1885–90

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To self-inductance
Collins
World English Dictionary
self-inductance
 
n
L, Also called: coefficient of self-induction 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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
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.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;