Tutorial 5A -  Self Test


1.       What is the unit for inductance?


2.      Show the symbol for an air-cored inductor.


3.      How is energy stored in an inductor?

      Explain why there is no leakage current in an inductor.


5.      What happens to the tolerance of an inductor as it gets older?


6.      Explain how inductors can be made to have a high inductance.


7.      Why did we need to use a data-logger to get an estimate of the inductance for the inductor?