# What is an inductive resistance?

Inductive reactance is the opposition that an inductor offers to alternating current due to its phase-shifted storage and release of energy in its magnetic field. Reactance is symbolized by the capital letter “X” and is measured in ohms just like resistance (R).
A.

### Do inductors resist current?

In other words, inductors tend to resist changes in current. When current through an inductor is increased or decreased, the inductorresists” the change by producing a voltage between its leads in opposing polarity to the change. To store more energy in an inductor, the current through it must be increased.
• #### What is the purpose of an inductor in a circuit?

An inductor is a passive electronic component which is capable of storing electrical energy in the form of magnetic energy. Basically, it uses a conductor that is wound into a coil, and when electricity flows into the coil from the left to the right, this will generate a magnetic field in the clockwise direction.
• #### What would happen if you cut a magnet in half?

You can think of a magnet as a bundle of tiny magnets, called magnetic domains, that are jammed together. Each one reinforces the magnetic fields of the others. Each one has a tiny north and south pole. If you cut one in half, the newly cut faces will become the new north or south poles of the smaller pieces.
• #### How does a capacitor work?

When you apply a voltage over the two plates, an electric field is created. Positive charge will collect on one plate and negative charge on the other. And this is what the physicists mean when they say that “a capacitor works by storing energy electrostatically in an electric field”.
B.

### Why do we need inductors?

They are used to block AC while allowing DC to pass; inductors designed for this purpose are called chokes. They are also used in electronic filters to separate signals of different frequencies, and in combination with capacitors to make tuned circuits, used to tune radio and TV receivers.
• #### Why does inductor block AC?

An inductor blocks AC while allowing DC because it resists a change in current. The equation of an inductor is meaning that the rate of change of current is proportional to voltage and inversely proportional to inductance.
• #### How much voltage does a Tesla coil produce?

Tesla coils can produce output voltages from 50 kilovolts to several million volts for large coils. The alternating current output is in the low radio frequency range, usually between 50 kHz and 1 MHz.
• #### What is the role of capacitor in fan?

The fan has an AC single phase motor. Now when capacitor is added to the additional auxiliary winding of stator it creates field which leads by 90 degree to main winding field so we get two field which are 90 degrees to each other, resulting a rotating field responsible for start of the fan motor.
C.

### Do inductors have capacitance?

An ideal inductor would not behave like a capacitor, but in the real world there are no ideal components. Basically, any real inductor can be though of an ideal inductor that has a resistor in series with it (wire resistance) and a capacitor in parallel with it (parasitic capacitance).
• #### What is the use of an inductor?

An inductor is a passive electronic component which is capable of storing electrical energy in the form of magnetic energy. Basically, it uses a conductor that is wound into a coil, and when electricity flows into the coil from the left to the right, this will generate a magnetic field in the clockwise direction.
• #### How does an inductor behave in a DC circuit?

An Inductor is equivalent to a Short Circuit to Direct Current, because once the Storage Phase has finished, the Current, iL, that flows through it is stable, iL = V / R, no Self Induced e.m.f. is produced and vL is zero. The Inductor acts like an ordinary connecting wire, its Resistance is zero.
• #### What is inductor and its uses?

An inductor is a passive electronic component that storesenergy in the form of a magnetic field. In its simplest form, an inductor consistsof a wire loop or coil. The inductance is directly proportional to the number ofturns in the coil.

Updated: 4th November 2019