Wien inductance bridge

Wien inductance bridge

[′vēn in′dək·təns ‚brij]
(electricity)
A four-arm alternating-current bridge used to measure inductance in terms of resistance and frequency; two adjacent arms contain inductors respectively in parallel and in series with resistors, while the other two arms are nonreactive resistors; bridge balance depends on frequency.
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