Skin and Proximity Effect Losses in Transformer and Inductor Windings

  • J. A. Ferreira
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (PEPS)


Equations are derived to calculate conductive and eddy current losses in transformer and inductor windings, A prominent feature of this mathematical approach is that it permits seperation of the ohmic losses into skin effect, proximity effect and frequency components.


Proximity Effect Magnetic Coupling Skin Effect Eddy Current Loss Electromagnetic MODElliNG 
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    N. Mullineux, TR. Reed, IJ. Whyte; “Current distribution in sheet and foil wound transformm”, Proc IEE, Vol. 116; No 1; Jan 1969; pp. 127–129.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Ferreira
    • 1
  1. 1.Rand Afrikaans UniversitySouth Africa

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