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henry (H)

The Henry (H) is the unit for inductance. It is a unit from the System of Units( SI) named after the American physicist Joseph Henry (1797 to 1878) and is expressed in volt-seconds per ampere (Vs/A), which is equivalent to ohm-seconds.

The Henry and its divisions

The Henry and its divisions

An inductance of 1 Henry produces a self-inductance of 1 volt (V) in a coil for a uniform current change of1 ampere (A) in one second (s). Coil sizes are given prefixes, so there is the milli-henry (mH), micro-henry (┬ÁH), nano-henry (nH), etc.

Englisch: henry - H
Updated at: 24.03.2019
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Links: unit (U), service indicator (SS7) (SI), ampere (A), coil, current
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