Understanding the Theory of Inductance

Understanding the Theory of Inductance

How do you explain something you can’t see or touch?

Have you ever had difficulty explaining the theory of inductance and its impact on an electrical circuit to a coworker or apprentice? A theoretical topic such as this is hard to comprehend but essential to understanding the operation of many types of electrical equipment. So how do you get your points across in the most effective manner? Some things are easier to show than they are to explain.

One way of showing the effects of inductance (and inductive reactance) on a circuit is

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