Chapter 12. Coil Design and Temperature Calculations

  1. John R. Brauer

Published Online: 31 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471777714.ch12

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

How to Cite

Brauer, J. R. (2006) Coil Design and Temperature Calculations, in Magnetic Actuators and Sensors, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471777714.ch12

Author Information

  1. Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471731696

Online ISBN: 9780471777717



  • thermal convection and radiation;
  • skin effect;
  • three-phase inductor


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wire Size Determination for DC Currents

  • Coil Time Constant and Impedance

  • Skin Effects and Proximity Effects for AC Currents

  • Finite-Element Computations of Temperatures

  • Problems

  • References