Materials 2013, 6(6), 2452-2463; doi:10.3390/ma6062452
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Simple Procedure to Compute the Inductance of a Toroidal Ferrite Core from the Linear to the Saturation Regions

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Received: 15 April 2013; in revised form: 24 May 2013 / Accepted: 27 May 2013 / Published: 17 June 2013
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Abstract: We propose a specific procedure to compute the inductance of a toroidal ferrite core as a function of the excitation current. The study includes the linear, intermediate and saturation regions. The procedure combines the use of Finite Element Analysis in 2D and experimental measurements. Through the two dimensional (2D) procedure we are able to achieve convergence, a reduction of computational cost and equivalent results to those computed by three dimensional (3D) simulations. The validation is carried out by comparing 2D, 3D and experimental results.
Keywords: 2D Finite Element Analysis; soft ferrite cores; nonlinear inductors
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Salas, R.A.; Pleite, J. Simple Procedure to Compute the Inductance of a Toroidal Ferrite Core from the Linear to the Saturation Regions. Materials 2013, 6, 2452-2463.

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Salas RA, Pleite J. Simple Procedure to Compute the Inductance of a Toroidal Ferrite Core from the Linear to the Saturation Regions. Materials. 2013; 6(6):2452-2463.

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Salas, Rosa A.; Pleite, Jorge. 2013. "Simple Procedure to Compute the Inductance of a Toroidal Ferrite Core from the Linear to the Saturation Regions." Materials 6, no. 6: 2452-2463.


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