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Audio fundamentals. An introduction to impedance and its relationship to the concepts of resistance, inductance and capacitance.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1972 [Mar 1973] (v.3#3) pg. 27

Working with toroids (magnetic cores that are used within inductors for the purpose of increasing the coil inductance).
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1993 (v.49#6) pg. 82

Tip on varying the values of large high-Q fixed-inductance coils.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL May 1996 (v.52#5) pg. 60

Some practical aspects of toroids. How to wind and use toroidal and balun-core inductors and transformers.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1996 (v.52#10) pg. 46

Coping with coils. How to design and build your own inductors. Includes a BASIC computer program to calculate the number of turns needed in the coil.

The "power factor correction" of a circuit and the role of passive components (resistors, inductors and capacitors) is explained.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1996 (v.67#6) pg. 45
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1996 (v.67#10) pg. 22

Information on designing a tank circuit (LC resonant circuit) used in radio receivers.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1998 (v.69#9) pg. 11

Testing techniques that can be used to assure reliablity of RF inductors.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Sep 1966 (v.76#3) pg. 60

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 7. Understanding inductance.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1970 (v.10#5) pg. 90

How inductors, capacitors and resistors are used in electronic circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1976 (v.16#6) pg. 79

Computer program (written in BASIC) will compute capacitance and inductive reactance values in electronic circuit designs.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.18#1) pg. 78

Electronic fundamentals. Inductors and transformers.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jan 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 83

Do-it-yourself electronic components. How to make your own inductors, coils, resistors, capacitors, electromagnets, solenoids and batteries.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 54

Table of dimensions and wire sizes for designing inductors with given Q values. Table of wire and resistor sizes when using common resistor bodies as the core for the inductor.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1976 (v.10#3) pg. 101

An introduction to gyrator theory. A gyrator is an inductor without any turns of wire. How inductors can be simulated using resistors, capacitors and op amps.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1977 (v.12#1) pg. 58

Winding your own adjustable tuning coils. How to make your own slug-tuned variable inductors, RF transformers, and IF transformers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 92

An introduction to reactance. A comparison between simple resistive circuits and reactive circuits (circuits with capacitors and inductors).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 69

Tuned circuits and resonance. Learn how series-tuned and parallel-tuned circuits work, and how to analyze them. These circuits depend on the use of capacitors and inductors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1995 (v.12#5) pg. 51

Inductance tutorial. Part 1. An introduction to a property of electronic components that has its basis in magnetism.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 64

Inductance tutorial. Part 2. How the geometry of a coil helps concentrate the magnetic field generated by the current flowing within its turns.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 66

Inductance tutorial. Part 3. Electromagnetic kickback.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1996 (v.13#10) pg. 64

Controlling an inductor (such as a relay or motor coil) using a solid-state device requires special protection techniques. Three transient (spike) suppressor circuits shown.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1991 (v.62#9) pg. 67

Custom wound inductors for loudspeaker crossovers.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1982 [Oct 1982] (v.3#3) pg. 20
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1983 [Jun 1983] (v.4#1) pg. 41, 43
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1983 [Dec 1983] (v.4#4) pg. 39
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1986 [Aug 1986] (v.7#3) pg. 52
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1987 [Dec 1987] (v.8#4) pg. 47
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1988 [Sep 1988] (v.9#5) pg. 73

A multitap air inductor. How to wind a 10GA (10 gauge wire) 20mH air core with 20 taps in 1mH increments which results in 210 values of inductance available (depending upon which two taps you select). Use this device to help detemine the right value for a crossover inductor.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1994 [Apr 1994] (v.15#3) pg. 16

Inductor coil crosstalk. Experiment investigates mutual inductance coupling as it affects inductor coils in passive crossover networks.
SPEAKER BUILDER 7/1994 [Oct 1994] (v.15#7) pg. 14
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1995 [Apr 1995] (v.16#3) pg. 65

Inductors for passive crossover networks.
SPEAKER BUILDER 7/1996 [Nov 1996] (v.17#7) pg. 36
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1997 [Sep 1997] (v.18#6) pg. 61