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Leakage Flux in a Transformer

  1. Oct 21, 2007 #1
    Hey, Im currently reading about transformers and one aspect of the equivalent circuit that I do not understand is why the leakage flux is represented by an inductor? Any help on this would be much appreciated.

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  3. Oct 21, 2007 #2


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    Leakage flux is just the portion of the flux generated by the primary winding that does not couple to the secondary winding of a transformer. Without the secondary winding (or if the secondary winding is not connected) a transformer is just an inductor.
  4. Oct 23, 2007 #3
    I just need a inductor,but the its value is large,so the manufacturer suggest to make a transformer style instead.So the theory told above is right.Thanks!
  5. Dec 13, 2007 #4
    Why we use a one-to-one transformar
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