Inductor in AC Circuits

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The objective of this experiment is to explore the phase relatioships of voltage and current across an inductor in an AC circuit. Inductive reactance and inductance are calculated from the measured values of current and voltage. The 1K resistor and A2 constitutes our ammeter.

The results show that

Inductive reactance, $ X_L=\frac{V_L}{I_L}= 2\pi fL $

implies $ L=\frac{V_L}{2\pi f I_L} $ = 10.2 mH

The experimental results tally with the theory.

Repeat the process for 5000 Hz and 3000 Hz. Using an inductor having very low ohmic resistance would give better results.