Overview

fluxmeter


Related Overviews

 

'fluxmeter' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Physics

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An instrument used to measure magnetic flux. It is used in conjunction with a coil (the search coil) and resembles a moving-coil galvanometer except that there are no restoring springs. A change in the magnetic flux induces a momentary current in the search coil and in the coil of the meter, which turns in proportion and stays in the deflected position. This type of instrument has been largely superseded by a type using the Hall probe (see Hall effect).

Subjects: Physics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.