Definition of mutual inductance in English:

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mutual inductance

noun

Physics
1A measure or coefficient of mutual induction, usually expressed in henries.
Example sentences
  • That's three different mutual inductances for three coils, and six mutual inductances for four coils.
  • Though it is certainly not obvious, it can be shown that the mutual inductance is the same for both circuits.
  • In this formula all dimensions are in inches and the mutual inductance is in microhenrys.
1.1The property of a circuit which permits mutual induction.
Example sentences
  • In turn, the mutual inductance then causes a cross-talk effect, resulting in a data error.
  • This novel and robust, multi axis, force input sensor is based on the principal of mutual inductance.
  • More important though, as the field expands and collapses, it generates a counter - electromotive force, by way of mutual inductance within the same coil.

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