# Griffiths 7.58

## Homework Statement

21. A certain transmission line is constructed from two thin metal “ribbons”, of width w, a very small distance w<<h apart. The current travels down one strip and back the other strip. In each case it spreads out uniformly over the surface of the ribbon.
a) Find the capacitance per unit length.
b) Find the inductance per unit length.

## The Attempt at a Solution

Part a) is easy. I do not understand what part b) is asking. I can find the B-field between the ribbons. But I don't understand how inductance makes sense here. Inductance is defined by $\Phi = LI$. The magnetic flux $\Phi$ is the B-field per unit area. But here we have a volume not an area between the ribbons. I am so confused.