soft iron


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soft iron

n
(Metallurgy)
a. iron that has a low carbon content and is easily magnetized and demagnetized with a small hysteresis loss
b. (as modifier): a soft-iron core.
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The simplest way to calibrate a magnetometer for hard and soft iron distortions is to use ellipsoid fitting algorithm.
Ms is the 3 x 3 matrix caused by soft iron distortion.
I use a broomhandle with soft iron wire hangers on it to suspend the barrel on the dowels in the water.
The "steel" was little more than soft iron, not heat treated, and they had delicate lock-work components.
Several unique products were added in the SAIL basket in FY 12- 13 including special soft iron magnetic plates for the prestigious India- based Neutrino Observatory ( INO) project of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ( BARC).
As it is known, the magnetic field of the coil will be enhanced when a soft iron core is put into the coil.
In addition, since the wearable modules are powered with battery, it generates soft iron effect on the 3-axis magnetometers.
Here the novel design that differs from existing configurations has three combined characteristics such as new magnetization arrangement of permanent magnets for high utilization of magnetic materials, lower usage of soft iron and convenient switchable magnetic force.
By reducing excess dissolved magnesium in the melt, a soft iron with high elongation results.
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OceanServer (Fall River, MA) Digital Compasses feature soft iron correction and can be installed in virtually any physical orientation relative to a customer's device.