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Subject: Re: Air gap

Date: 04/15/03 at 4:43 PM
Posted by: John Collins
E-mail: powerelectronics@clear.net.nz
Message Posted:

In Reply to: Air gap posted by Joe Cocker on 04/11/03 at 5:36 AM:

Virtually ALL the energy in an inductor is stored in the air gap, so the higher the i^2.L the bigger the gap volume has to be and hence the length of gap.
There are straightforward design proceedures to calc size of gap for various requirements
Regards, John Collins

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