How is inductor energy stored
When you calculate inductance on a straight wire, if one wire is X miles long and another wire with the same diameter is 2X miles long, does the total inductance simply double?
I was thinking about power transmission lines which can be a thousand miles long, is inductance causing an extra vector of power loss? Over and above ohmic losses? Or is such inductance just too low a value to effect long distance power lines?
In that regard it would seem lower frequencies would produce lower losses.
I wonder if that is what Edison was thinking about when he was touting DC as a power carrier?