Siemens's law

Sie·​mens's law | \ ˈsēmənz(ə̇z)-, ˈzē- \

Definition of Siemens's law

: a statement in electricity: the greater the ratio of counter electromotive force to impressed electromotive force in a motor, the greater is its efficiency

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History and Etymology for Siemens's law

after Werner von Siemens †1892 German electrical engineer and inventor, its formulator

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“Siemens's law.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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