Definitions for magnetomotive forcemægˈni təˈmoʊ tɪv, -ˌni-
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mag•ne′to•mo′tive force′mægˈni təˈmoʊ tɪv, -ˌni-(n.)
a scalar quantity that is a measure of the sources of magnetic flux in a magnetic circuit.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
Origin of magnetomotive force:
the force that produces magnetic flux
the force associated with a magnetic field and that produces magnetic flux; it is the work required to carry a magnetic monopole of unit strength once round a magnetic circuit; measured in ampere-turns
Magnetomotive force or magnetomotance is any physical driving force that produces magnetic flux. In this context, the expression "driving force" is used in a general sense of "work potential", and is analogous, but distinct from force measured in newtons. Magnetomotive force is so named because it plays a role in magnetic circuits analogous to that of electromotive force in electric circuits.
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