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Why do we use a soft iron core in

  1. Sep 11, 2008 #1
    I wanted to know that why do we use a soft iron core in an inductor?
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  3. Sep 11, 2008 #2


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    Re: inductor

    It's to improve the strength of the magnetic field inside which would in turn induce a stronger opposing current to increase inductance.
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