Energy Stored in an Inductor (6:19)
We delve into the derivation of the equation for energy stored in the magnetic field generated within an inductor as charges move through it. Explore the basics of LR circuits, where we analyze a circuit comprising an inductor, resistor, battery, and switch. Follow our step-by-step breakdown of Kirchhoff's Loop Rule and witness the unveiling of equations that reveal the power dynamics within LR circuits. Learn how inductors store energy in their magnetic fields, understanding the distinctive nature compared to capacitors.
0:00 LR Circuit Basics
0:48 Kirchhoff’s Loop Rule
2:30 Electric Power
3:30 Deriving the Equation
4:49 Understanding the Equation