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Questions About Inductors


Quote Quote by 12Element View Post
Thank for replying.
What I have understood from your reply is that when the inductor
is open-circuited it will have to spark (giving that no clamping method
is provided), and therefore all of my assumption (which is based on
the assumption that you could open-circuit an inductor without having
it to spark) don't even have a reason to occur.
Yes, that is correct, otherwise it would be possible to have a the same amount of current flowing through an open circuit as through the closed circuit, which just doesn't make any sense. How could you have current in an open circuit?