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10: Magnetic Circuits and Transformers

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    25027
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    Learning Objectives

    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Describe the basic quantities of a magnetic circuit including magnetic flux, flux density and magnetizing force.
    • Outline a \(BH\) curve and define aspects including hysteresis, coercivity and retentivity.
    • Analyze basic magnetic circuits using \(BH\) curves.
    • Describe the uses and operation of transformers.
    • Analyze basic transformer circuits.


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