inductance


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to inductance: inductance unit

in·duc·tance (L),

(in-dŭk'tans),
The coefficient of electromagnetic induction; the unit of inductance is the henry.
[see induction]

inductance

/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.

in·duc·tance

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

in·duc·tance

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

Patient discussion about inductance

Q. can smoking induce acidity on many ocassions i have felt discomfort similar to when i have acidity, but the problem goes away as soon as i stop smoking for a day or two??

A. I would like to add ther is a condition in respiratory medicine called respiratory acidosis,smoking can cause this state,your lungs can cause this state.Im not sure but this may also be one of your problems.--------mrfoot56

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.

Q. Does fish-oil helps exercise induced asthma? I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma a couple of year ago, and since then had better and worse times with my asthma, although the treatment I get. I read in a newspaper that fish oil can help exercise induced asthma- is that true? Do I have to eat fish-oil specifically or can I eat fish instead (I really, really, hate fish-oil…)?

A. I take 6, 1000mg softgels/day. It helps my asthma, arthritis and has lowered my closterol. Started with 10 and worked down to 6, which seems to work best, though sometimes I need the extra.

More discussions about inductance
References in periodicals archive ?
Figure 6 shows a compilation of our initial magnetizing and leakage inductance measurements.
As little as one pf of unwanted parasitic capacitance at the inverting input of an op amp can cause an additional 2 dB of gain at high frequencies; a few nH of added inductance from a two-inch trace can result in a low-level oscillation.
Compact Form of Expressions for Inductance Calculation of Meander Inductors" Serbian Journal Of Electrical Engineering, 1(3): 57-68.
6,a and shows the dependence of the fundamental harmonic current PAF on the relative values (in the total inductance of the load shares [L.
Eddy current in aircraft skin also induces magnetic field, a portion of which surrounds the cable and that is the reason why mutual inductance exists.
The time dependent resistance of spark gap along normalized time for different resistive phase periods is explored as plotted in Figure (g) which has similar behavior as that of resistance and inductance along with the resistive phase period.
3 the partial self-inductance of a thin parallelogram can be evaluated as a four-fold integral from the definition of the partial mutual inductance between two parallel thin parallelograms p and q each with a constant current density
10, it is seen that MM increases the mutual inductance between stator phase a and rotor loop 1 and creates asymmetrical inductance distribution.
FIGURE 1 and FIGURE 2 show a low inductance connection, while FIGURES 3 and 4 show a high inductance connection.
The formula for determining the inductance required for a Buck converter is as follows (1).
Using a combination of a 1 pF cross capacitor that has negligible frequency dependence due to electrode surface films and a 10 pF nitrogen dielectric capacitor with a very small residual inductance as references, NIST staff have measured the frequency dependence of two 10 pF transportable fused-silica capacitors from 50 Hz to 20 kHz.