# Inductance

The inductance is the property of an electric circuit to store magnetic energy when carrying a current.

The SI unit of inductance is the henry.

An electromotive force of 1 volt is induced in a circuit with an inductance of 1 henry when the current variation is 1 ampere per second.

**See also: **Distributed Inductance, henry, Inductance Bridge, Induction, Lead Inductance, Mutual Inductance, RLC Circuit, Tuned Circuit, Wheatstone Bridge.

**Subjects: ** Electromagnetism Electronics