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.

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Subjects: Electromagnetism Electronics