induction

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measure of the induction between two circuits; the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit; usually measured in henries coefficient of mutual induction , mutual inductance
ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henries coefficient of self induction , self-inductance
English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867) Faraday , Michael Faraday
engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction generator
induction of sleep or hypnosis hypnogenesis
lagging of an effect behind its cause; especially the phenomenon in which the magnetic induction of a ferromagnetic material lags behind the changing magnetic field hysteresis
induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugs ignition coil
ceremonial induction into a position inaugural , inauguration
office, formal induction into inauguration , induction , investiture
United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators ( Nikola Tesla , Tesla
induction coil used to create sparks spark coil
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