primary coil


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primary coil

n.
A coil to which the input voltage is applied in an inductively coupled circuit, especially a transformer.
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Noun1.primary coil - coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuitprimary coil - coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit; "current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil"
coil - reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
transformer - an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage
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A basic transformer consists of a core that creates a path for magnetic flux, a primary coil that receives a current from an AC source, a secondary coil that receives a current from the primary winding and transfers it to the load, and finally, an enclosure that protects the transformers from dirt, moisture and other damage.
The wireless charging feature is basically known as inductive charging where the primary coil covers a very small electromagnetic field around the charger through which electricity can be transferred and the secondary coil receives the power from the electromagnetic field and converts it back into electric current to feed it into the battery.
2), consisting of a single-turn primary coil (the inductor) and a secondary one, the latter being the equivalent of the whole cylinder with eddy currents.
The minimum and base static pressures were used to model losses through the primary coil as well as filters and primary duct pressure drops.