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Homework Help: Primary voltage on a transformer

  1. Jul 23, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    a transformer with a core flux of 5 milliwebers has a primary winding of 1000 turns
    calcuate the primary voltage if the transformer operates at 50 Hz cycle.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Im following a self paced work book, and to my knowledge, I cant seem to find the formula for this equation. any help would be greatly apperciated!
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  3. Jul 23, 2011 #2


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    Look up Faraday's Law of Induction, and see the "Basic Principles" section of the wikipedia article on the Transformer.
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