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give a brief explanation on inductor and capacitor

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work and use of inductor and capacitor
asked Aug 3, 2017 in Electronics by dsaiashwin (110 points)

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An inductor, also called a coil or reactor, is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores electrical energy in a magnetic field when electric current flows through it. An inductor typically consists of an electric conductor, such as a wire, that is wound into a coil around a core.
A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores electrical energy in an electric field. The effect of a capacitor is known as capacitance. While capacitance exists between any two electrical conductors of a circuit in sufficiently close proximity, a capacitor is specifically designed to provide and enhance this effect for a variety of practical applications by consideration of size, shape, and positioning of closely spaced conductors, and the intervening dielectric material. A capacitor was therefore historically first known as an electric condenser.
answered Sep 19, 2017 by giginailo (2,580 points)
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