Soft magnetic steels used in industry consist of a wide range of alloys of iron. Carbon steels, low alloy steels, and silicon steels are widely used in electrical engineering for power transformers, motor and generator laminations etc. The range of alloys available in the iron-nickel, iron-cobalt, and iron-aluminium series are important in light electrical and electromechanical engineering. All of these alloys are used to a certain extent in the electronics industry but probably the most important is the nickel-iron series. Useful data on these alloys may be obtained by reference to ‘Ferromagnetism’ by Bozorth (ref 1).
KeywordsPure Iron Hysteresis Loss Commercial Alloy Silicon Steel Aluminium Iron
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