reluctivity


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rel·uc·tiv·i·ty

 (rĕl′ək-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n.
A measure of the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field within it, equal to the ratio of the intensity of the magnetic field to the magnetic induction of the material.

[Blend of reluctance and conductivity.]

reluctivity

(ˌrɛlʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
(General Physics) physics a specific or relative reluctance of a magnetic material
[C19: reluct + -ivity on the model of conductivity]
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Noun1.reluctivity - (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it
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f] the equivalent current density of the excitation field, S the Dirichlet boundary, and V the reluctivity.
where v is the magnetic reluctivity (reciprocal of magnetic permeability, [mu]) and is a constant for linear and isotopic magnetic material.