ampere-turn


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am·pere-turn

(ăm′pîr-tûrn′)
n.
A unit of magnetomotive force in the meter-kilogram-second system equal to the magnetomotive force around a path linking one turn of a conducting loop carrying a current of one ampere.
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ampere-turn

n
(Units) a unit of magnetomotive force; the magnetomotive force produced by a current of 1 ampere passing through one complete turn of a coil. 1 ampere-turn is equivalent to 4π/10 or 1.257 gilberts. Abbreviation: At or A
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am′pere-turn′



n.
a unit of magnetomotive force equal to the force produced by one ampere passing through one complete turn or convolution of a coil. Abbr.: At
[1880–85]
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Noun1.ampere-turn - a unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts
magnetomotive force unit - a unit of measurement of magnetomotive force
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With current-fed converters, core saturation can be prevented as long as the ampere-turn excitation is within the bounds of normal operation even if the current is DC.
* An operating sensitivity from 7 to 30 Ampere-turns.
* 3 operating sensitivities: Class B (10 to 15 Ampere-turns (AT)), Class C (15 to 20 AT), and Class D (20 to 25 AT).