saturation factor

noun

Definition of saturation factor

: a measure of the saturation of a magnetizable body that is the ratio of a small percentage increase in excitation to the percentage increase in magnetic flux produced thereby and that is usually applied to the magnetic excitation of dynamoelectric machines at rated speed and voltage

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“Saturation factor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saturation%20factor. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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