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Percentage of external B field absorbed by inductor?

  1. Oct 5, 2015 #1
    Hey all, if a magnetic field source is at A and an inductor is at B halfway from C, the measuring point will the field be attenuated and decrease in strength due to a percentage of it being absorbed by a solenoid if so how would one calculate the amount, I found how to calculate energy in an inductor E = 0.5 LI^2 from integrating power equation but not any information on my specific problem. Any help appreciated,
     
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  3. Oct 10, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
     
  4. Oct 10, 2015 #3

    berkeman

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    A diagram would help.

    If you want to figure out how the B-field is deflected by the presence of a piece of ferrous metal (the inductor core), then the way you figure that out is with a numerical analysis software package like ANSYS or similar software. Does that make sense? Are you a student at a university? You may be eligible to use a low-cost version of that type of software if you are a full-time student...
     
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