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The Inductor Symbol

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The Inductor Symbol

An inductor, also called a coil or reactor, is a passive two-terminal electrical component which resists changes in electric current passing through it.

It consists of a conductor such as a wire, usually wound into a coil. When a current flows through it, energy is stored temporarily in a magnetic field in the coil. When the current flowing through an inductor changes, the time-varying magnetic field induces a voltage in the conductor, according to Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction, which opposes the change in current that created it.

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Category: Engineering Symbols.

The Inductor Symbol is part of the Electrical & Electronic Symbols group.

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