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Magnetic reluctance
also called "magnetic resistance" and has one more synonym

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  1. The total reluctance is equal to the ratio of the "magnetomotive force” (MMF) in a passive magnetic circuit and the magnetic flux in this circuit

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  2. is analogous to resistance in an electrical circuit (although it does not dissipate magnetic energy)

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  3. In likeness to the way an electric field causes an electric current to follow the path of least resistance, a magnetic field causes magnetic flux to follow the path of least magnetic reluctance

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  4. a scalar, extensive quantity, akin to electrical resistance

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  5. The term was coined in May 1888 by Oliver Heaviside

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