eddy current definition

  • noun:
    • An induced household current formed in the body of a conductor if it is exposed to an occasion differing magnetized area; found in induction heating as well as in some braking and damping systems.
    • In electricity, currents caused by alternating, turning, or going magnetic areas in locations in which they're not desired and they are objectionable since they consume energy and produce temperature.
  • others:
    • An induced electric energy circulating completely within scores of material; -- labeled as additionally Foucault current.

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