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# Inductance Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Inductance is a property of electrical circuits that describes the ability of a circuit element to store energy in a magnetic field. It is measured in units of henries (H) and is denoted by the symbol L. Inductance is an important concept in the design and analysis of electrical circuits, particularly those that involve alternating current (AC).

Here are a few examples of inductance in real-life situations:

Transformers: Transformers are devices that are used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another by means of electromagnetic induction. They typically consist of two coils of wire that are wound around a magnetic core, and the amount of energy that can be transferred depends on the inductance of the coils.

Motors and generators: Inductance is also an important factor in the operation of electric motors and generators. These devices convert electrical energy into mechanical energy (in the case of motors) or vice versa (in the case of generators), and they often rely on the principles of electromagnetic induction to do so.

High-frequency circuits: Inductance can also play a role in the behavior of high-frequency electrical circuits, such as those used in radio communication. At high frequencies, the inductance of circuit elements such as coils and transformers can cause unwanted effects such as signal distortion and interference.

The SI unit of Inductance is henry [ H ]
Total number of units: base units (6) - derived units (540)
Total possible conversions: base units (30) - derived units (291,060)
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H
$$1.0\left(henry\right)={\color{rgb(20,165,174)} x}\left(henry\right)$$
yocto
[ y ]
zepto
[ z ]
atto
[ a ]
femto
[ f ]
pico
[ p ]
nano
[ n ]
micro
[ µ ]
milli
[ m ]
centi
[ c ]
deci
[ d ]
one
[ _ ]
deca
[ da ]
hecto
[ h ]
kilo
[ k ]
mega
[ M ]
giga
[ G ]
tera
[ T ]
peta
[ P ]
exa
[ E ]
zetta
[ Z ]
yotta
[ Y ]
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abhenry
[ abH ]
EMU of inductance
[ emu ]
ESU of inductance
[ esu ]
henry
[ H ]
stathenry
[ stH ]
weber / ampere
[ Wb / A ]
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