primary winding


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Noun1.primary winding - coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuitprimary winding - 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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Tenders are invited for Grid Path Current Transducer Ib1 And Ib2 Rating:1000A Rms Supply Voltage /-15Vdc Primary Winding Resistance 7.
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 bobbin for the primary winding is a simple thin-wall design; that for the secondary windings, which generate high-voltage output, is a complex unit with ten winding segments.
The circuit consists of a single-turn primary winding, and a 10-turn, 2 cm diameter secondary winding in parallel with a 110 pF, 4 kV, air-spaced variable capacitor [36] and electrodes on the cell.
Obtain a test coil designed to encircle the portion of the casting specified for Brinell hardness testing and having a primary winding inductance of 5-8 milihenries.