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The Mirror: A Proposed Simplified Symbol for Magnetic Circuits, 1952 August 14

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Identifier: 16

Scope and Contents

MIT DIC 6889. Project Whirlwind Engineering Note E-472. A coil can be wound on a magnetic core in one of only two directions. There are several dot-conventions which can bo used to indicate which direction is desired. A simpler symbol, which is quicker to draw and easier to follow, is proposed: The "mirror symbol", which "reflects" current to find resultant flux.


  • Creation: 1952 August 14



From the Collection: 3.9 Gigabytes (4035 MB in 1835 digital files in 31 folders)

From the Collection: 56.3 Cubic Feet (189 boxes including 142 microfilm reels)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

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