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in·duc·tance (L),

The coefficient of electromagnetic induction; the unit of inductance is the henry.
[see induction]


/in·duc·tance/ (in-duk´tans) that property of a circuit whereby changing current generates an electromotive force (EMF) in the same or a neighboring circuit; the EMF is proportional to the rate of change of the current and inductance is quantitated as the ratio of these two.


The coefficient of electromagnetic induction; the unit of inductance is the henry.
See: induction


(L) (in-dŭk'tăns)
The coefficient of electromagnetic induction; the unit of inductance is the henry.
See: induction

Patient discussion about inductance

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Q. Is it possible for exercise induced asthma patient to exercise? After several times I felt I couldn’t breathe after running and swimming, I was diagnosed with Exercise induced asthma. I tried to resume my regular exercise, but after I developed shortness of breath couple of times I stopped again. Should I attempt exercise again? How can I exercise without having another attack of asthma?

A. People can often prevent symptoms by taking medication prior to exercising. The type of medication used depends on several factors. For example, people with hay fever might take an antihistamine tablet before exercise.

For people with asthma, an inhaler can be used before exercise to prevent asthma problems. Your physician can recommend the best medication for you to use before exercise.

If you have dust mite allergy, you may want to exercise outdoors to avoid breathing indoor dust. If you are allergic to grasses and weeds, you may want to exercise in an indoor location during certain seasons.

Exercising should be avoided in areas where there are large amounts of chemicals. For example, you should not exercise outdoors near heavy traffic areas with high levels exhaust fumes from cars and trucks. Indoor areas with irritating odors or fumes, also, should be avoided.

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The more overlap of opposite field lines, the less the number of field lines and the lower the loop inductance.
In an attempt to reduce the inductance of that trace connection, I widened those traces from 5 mils to 20 mils.
The equations (5) and (6) describing the stator inductance in the [alpha]-[beta] frame (Vas, 1998).
It is necessary to determine the minimum inductance necessary to support the output current of the Buck converter so that the load is supported under worst-case conditions of output voltage and input current.
To assess lung function, the researchers used a technique called inductance plethysmography, in which electrically charged wire coils are placed around the infant's chest and abdomen.
The key physical characteristic to determining the equivalent series inductance (ESL) of a capacitor is the size of the current loop it creates.
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In paper method improved frekvency analysis is used to identify variable inductance which is dependent on the current.