[time-nuts] magnetic electronic components

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 22 23:24:14 EDT 2015


On 6/22/15 12:02 PM, Attila Kinali wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I was looking up some stuff and realized (again) that I don't know
> anything about how magnetic electronic components (inductors/solenoids,
> transfomers, baluns, ferrite beads...) work. Yes, I can calculate
> the inductance, I know how to get from the AL value to number of
> windings. But I don't know anything about the practical issues
> or where they come from. Unfortunatelly, this knowledge seems to
> generally rare among EEs (at least everyone I asked in the last
> couple of years) and books about it are either long out of print
> (with no pdf available) or more geared towards the physics student.


the best, and probably the only, book is the one by E.C. Snelling.
http://www.amazon.com/Soft-ferrites-properties-applications-Snelling/dp/0592027902

1969 edition is
https://archive.org/details/SNELLING__SOFT-FERRITES__1969

and it's not like the properties of magnetic fields have changed.

>
> So, does anyone have any recomendation where I could read up
> on this? Books, pdfs, webpages,... anything.
>
> Also something that covers more the application side, ie how to
> use ferrite beads/toroids to build devices, would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> 			Attila Kinali
>




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