Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Reluctance

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9912

\ri-lәk-tәn(t)s n (1710) That property of a magnetic circuit which determines the total magnetic flux in the circuit when a given magnetomotive force is applied. Unit, the reluctance of 1 cm length and 1 cm2 cross-section of space taken in a vacuum. Dimensions, [el t−2]; [μ l  −1].

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA