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MutualandSelfInduction

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MutualandSelfInduction
Thechangingmagneticfieldcreatedbyonecircuit(theprimary)caninduceachangingvoltage
and/orcurrentinasecondcircuit(thesecondary).
Themutualinductance,M,oftwocircuitsdescribesthesizeofthevoltageinthesecondary
inducedbychangesinthecurrentoftheprimary:
changeinI(primary)
V(secondary)=M*
changeintime

Theunitsofmutualinductancearehenry,abbreviated"H".
Acircuitcancreatechangingmagneticfluxthroughitself,whichcaninduceanopposingvoltage
initself.Thesizeofthatopposingvoltageis
changeinI
V(opposing)=L*
changeintime

whereListheselfinductanceofthecircuit,againmeasuredinhenries.

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