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# self-inductance

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

• noun The ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henries.

### from The Century Dictionary.

• noun Inductance due to interlinkage of an electric circuit with the lines of force of a current flowing in the same circuit: distinguished from mutual inductance, where the interlinkage is with lines of a current in a second circuit. See inductance.
• noun The numerical value of self-induction; the coefficient of self-induction. See inductance and unit of inductance.

• noun the ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henries

## Etymologies

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## Support ## Examples

• The correlation between mutual inductance and self-inductance results from the equations (5.13) and (5.15.) with L = N2/Rm we have M2 = k2L1L2

5. Magnetic Field

• The latter equation indicates that, in a current-carrying coil, an electromotive force is induced by the magnetic flux associated with the current in the coil; the magnitude of the electromotive force is proportional to the rate of current change DI/Dt. The proportionality factor is called inductance L (more precisely self-inductance).

5. Magnetic Field

• Laws of induction, self-inductance, mutual inductance.