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## in·duc·tance

(ĭn-dŭk′təns)
n.
1. The property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it as the result of a changing magnetic flux.
2. A circuit element, typically a conducting coil, in which electromotive force is generated by electromagnetic induction.

## inductance

(ɪnˈdʌktəns)
n
1. (General Physics) Also called: induction the property of an electric circuit as a result of which an electromotive force is created by a change of current in the same circuit (self-inductance) or in a neighbouring circuit (mutual inductance). It is usually measured in henries. Symbol: L See also self-inductance, mutual inductance
2. (General Physics) another name for inductor
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## in•duct•ance

(ɪnˈdʌk təns)

n.
1. the property of a circuit by which a change in current induces, by electromagnetic induction, an electromotive force.
[1885–90]

## in·duc·tance

(ĭn-dŭk′təns)
The property of an electric circuit that makes it possible for an electromotive force to be created in a nearby circuit by a change of current in either circuit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 inductance - an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of currentinductionelectrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricitymutual induction - generation of electromotive forces in each other by two adjacent circuitsself-induction - generation of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit; usually measured in henries 2 inductance - an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuitinductorelectrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
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By following the procedures described in section III for increasing values of stator and field currents we obtain the longitudinal magnetization characteristic, the synchronous magnetization inductances and the differential magnetization inductances of the SG.
However, beyond 2.5 GHz, the inductors experience self-resonance and their inductances increase differently over frequency, making fair performance comparisons of identical inductance extremely difficult and complicated at high frequencies.
An essential part of this theory is the calculation of machine inductances. These inductances are calculated using winding function and other equations within the theory.
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On the other hand, the highest fundamental test frequency is 10 kHz used to measure inductances less than 1 mH.
Because capacitances in parallel sum and inductances in parallel decrease, it can be beneficial to place two smaller capacitors of identical value in parallel in the place of a single larger capacitor.
The current's rise time is limited by the path inductances, Lrcv and Lgnd.
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At the higher frequencies, iron losses on the core are accelerated due to increased variations of magnetic fluxes where shunt inductances are dominant in the equivalent circuit.

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