# From the Archives Archived discussions on CrazyEngineers

@bhushanb • 24 Jul, 2009
hey guys
i m in conflict plz help me out...................
@kashish0711 • 25 Jul, 2009 The amount of electric charge that an inductive material can store.

This was made up by me, but well not from scratch

Inductive means something that offers inductance like a coil, capacitance is the amount of charge that can be stored, so inductive capacitance should mean "The amount of electric charge that an inductive material can store."

Can't be 100% sure, but I think this should mean this, and I don't think such material exists which offers both inductance and capacitance, this might be a property of a circuit containing both inductive and capacitive materials.
@swapnakumar • 28 Jul, 2009 did you mean inductive reactance? or capacitive reactance?
@ashu9442 • 29 Jul, 2009 it is not "inductive capacitance"it may be either
inductive reactance
or inductive capacitance
@jhbalaji • 29 Jul, 2009 In general capacitance is the ability of a body to hold an electrical charge. Capacitance is also a measure of the amount of electric charge stored (or separated) for a given electric potential.
Sorry i don't know about inductive capacitance...
@saurabh2486 • 06 Aug, 2009 INDUCTIVE REACTANCE
When the current flowing through an inductor continuously reverses itself, as in the case of an ac source, the inertia effect of the cemf is greater than with dc. The greater the amount of inductance (L), the greater the opposition from this inertia effect. Also, the faster the reversal of current, the greater this inertial opposition. This opposing force which an inductor presents to the FLOW of alternating current cannot be called resistance, since it is not the result of friction within a conductor. The name given to it is INDUCTIVE REACTANCE because it is the "reaction" of the inductor to the changing value of alternating current. Inductive reactance is measured in ohms and its symbol is XL.
As you know, the induced voltage in a conductor is proportional to the rate at which magnetic lines of force cut the conductor. The greater the rate (the higher the frequency), the greater the cemf. Also, the induced voltage increases with an increase in inductance; the more ampere-turns, the greater the cemf. Reactance, then, increases with an increase of frequency and with an increase of inductance. The formula for inductive reactance is as follows:
@360degrees • 12 Aug, 2009 Heyy...R u talking about the usage of capacitor for the required inductance in FM transmission?????
@Mr.Don • 12 Aug, 2009 hey there is no such as inductive capacitance yar..it might be inductive reactance or capacitive reactance or else if an voltage is applied to the capacitor the voltage gets transferred through induction property which might be called inductive capacitance(i think so..) but there is nothing such as inductive capacitance..
@silenthorde • 13 Aug, 2009 Kashish I believe what you are trying to say is absolutely correct. The reason may be understood if we refer to this image:

Two points are worth noting:

1. The conductors are insulated.
2. Between two consecutive turns of the conductor, the insulator acts as the seperation.

Conclusion:

1. The Conductors act as plates of the capacitor and the insulaing material between any two turns can be regarded as a very good dielectric material. So each turn constitutes a capacitor.

2. The capacitance is bound to be extremely small because the seperation betwwen the plates (i.e the conductors) is possibly of mm order. This is fairly large, considering that the capacitance is inversely proportional to the seperation.

3. ALSO A VERY IMPORTANT POINT: Considering the consecutive turns the capacitors are connected in series. So the net capacitance will be very low.

Please rectify me if Im incorrect. These are entirely my views.
@Kenshin • 13 Aug, 2009 @SIlenthorde

You are perfectly correct, we had this in syllabus.😀

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