1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Transformers ratio.

  1. Jun 12, 2009 #1
    If a transformer with coil ratios 2:1 creates a voltage twice that of the primary in the secondary coil why is the current halved? I realize that this is a consequence of the conservation of energy, but there must be a physical reason behind this. What is causing the additional impedance that halves the current even though the voltage is doubled?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 13, 2009 #2
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Transformers ratio.
  1. Gyromagnetic ratio (Replies: 10)

  2. Damping Ratio (Replies: 1)

Loading...