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(H) The SI unit of inductance: one henry is the inductance of a closed loop in which the induced voltage is one volt if the current flowing through it changes by one ampere each second, i.e., 1 H = 1 Vs/A. Named after the American physicist Joseph Henry (1797-1878).

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Origin: From Joseph Henry, an American physicist.

The unit of electric induction; the induction in a circuit when the electromotive force induced in this circuit is one volt, while the inducing current varies at the rate of one ampere a second.

(01 Mar 1998)

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