[time-nuts] magnetic electronic components

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 23 03:24:14 UTC 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.

1969 edition is

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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