Unit Wb
Name weber
Category Magnetic Flux
Details The Weber (Wb) is a unit of magnetic flux in the International System of Units (SI). It is named after the German physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber, who made significant contributions to the field of electromagnetism.

Magnetic flux is a measure of the total magnetic field that passes through a given area, perpendicular to the magnetic field direction. It is used to describe the strength and distribution of a magnetic field in a given region of space.

One Weber is defined as the amount of magnetic flux that, when linked with a single-turn electric loop or coil, induces an electromotive force (EMF) of one volt when the flux is reduced to zero at a uniform rate within one second. Mathematically, it can be represented as:

1 Wb = 1 V·s (volt-second)

The Weber is used in various applications to study and analyze magnetic fields and their effects on materials and systems, such as in electric motors, transformers, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).