electric transient

electric transient

[i¦lek·trik ′tran·zhənt]
(electricity)
A temporary component of current and voltage in an electric circuit which has been disturbed.
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Maxwell v12 includes a new 3D electric transient solver that solves time-varying electric fields due to a transient disturbance, such as lightning strikes on electrical equipment.
Even today, failure to protect against the effects of static electric transients is a major cause of warranty claims, recalls and rework, plus manufacturing yields, shipping, labor and overhead costs.