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Electrical Symbols — Inductors

An inductor, also called a coil or reactor, is a passive two-terminal electrical component which resists changes in electric current passing through it. It consists of a conductor such as a wire, usually wound into a coil. Energy is stored in a magnetic field in the coil as long as current flows. When the current flowing through an inductor changes, the time-varying magnetic field induces a voltage in the conductor, according to Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction.

Electrical Symbols - Inductors

Pic. 1. Inductors Library

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful software for creating professional looking electrical diagram quick and easy. For this purpose you can use the Electrical Engineering solution from the "Engineering" area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Electrical Engineering Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides the stencils libraries of ready-to-use predesigned 926 vector symbols, templates and samples that make your electrical drawing quick, easy and effective.

26 libraries of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from libraries into your document to create the electrical diagram.

Electrical Symbols

Pic. 2. Electrical Engineering symbols

Electrical diagram software will assist you in drawing your electrical diagrams with minimal effort and makes it very easy for beginners. Electrical symbols and smart connectors help present your electrical drawings, electrical schematic, wiring diagrams and blue prints.

Electrical Symbols — Inductors *

Pic. 3. Electrical Symbols — Inductors

Most of the electrical symbols can be changed in their appearance, styles and colors according to users' requirements. Electrical symbols are used to represent various electrical and electronic devices in a schematic diagram of an electrical or electronic circuit.

The following table lists some inductors electrical symbols in our electrical diagram software.

Symbol Meaning
Electrical Symbols — Inductors
Air inductorAir inductor
Air inductor, 1 tapAir inductor, 1 tap
Air inductor, 2 tapsAir inductor, 2 taps
Air inductor, 3 tapsAir inductor, 3 taps
Air inductor, adjustableAir inductor, adjustable
Air inductor, adjustable, 1 tapAir inductor, adjustable, 1 tap
Air inductor, adjustable, 2 tapsAir inductor, adjustable, 2 taps
Air inductor, adjustable, 3 tapsAir inductor, adjustable, 3 taps
Air inductor, continuously adjustableAir inductor, continuously adjustable
Air inductor, continuously adjustable, 1 tapAir inductor, continuously adjustable, 1 tap
Air inductor, continuously adjustable, 2 tapsAir inductor, continuously adjustable, 2 taps
Air inductor, continuously adjustable, 3 tapsAir inductor, continuously adjustable, 3 taps
Magnetic inductorMagnetic inductor
Magnetic inductor, 1 tapMagnetic inductor, 1 tap
Magnetic inductor, 2 tapsMagnetic inductor, 2 taps
Magnetic inductor, 3 tapsMagnetic inductor, 3 taps
Magnetic inductor, adjustableMagnetic inductor, adjustable
Magnetic inductor, adjustable, 1 tapMagnetic inductor, adjustable, 1 tap
Magnetic inductor, adjustable, 2 tapsMagnetic inductor, adjustable, 2 taps
Magnetic inductor, adjustable, 3 tapsMagnetic inductor, adjustable, 3 taps
Magnetic inductor, continuously adjustableMagnetic inductor, continuously adjustable
Magnetic inductor, continuously adjustable, 1 tapMagnetic inductor, continuously adjustable, 1 tap
Magnetic inductor, continuously adjustable, 2 tapsMagnetic inductor, continuously adjustable, 2 taps
Magnetic inductor, continuously adjustable, 3 tapsMagnetic inductor, continuously adjustable, 3 taps
Magnetic inductor with gapMagnetic inductor with gap
Magnetic inductor with gap, 1 tapMagnetic inductor with gap, 1 tap
Magnetic inductor with gap, 2 tapsMagnetic inductor with gap, 2 taps
Magnetic inductor with gap, 3 tapsMagnetic inductor with gap, 3 taps
Magnetic inductor with gap, adjustableMagnetic inductor with gap, adjustable
Magnetic inductor with gap, adjustable, 1 tapMagnetic inductor with gap, adjustable, 1 tap
Magnetic inductor with gap, adjustable, 2 tapsMagnetic inductor with gap, adjustable, 2 taps
Magnetic inductor with gap, adjustable, 3 tapsMagnetic inductor with gap, adjustable, 3 taps
Magnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustableMagnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable
Magnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable, 1 tapMagnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable, 1 tap
Magnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable, 2 tapsMagnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable, 2 taps
Magnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable, 3 tapsMagnetic inductor with gap, continuously adjustable, 3 taps
Half inductorHalf inductor
Permanent magnetPermanent magnet
Magnet coreMagnet core
Ferrite coreFerrite core
Ferrite core with reflectorFerrite core with reflector

Inductors are widely used in alternating current (AC) electronic equipment, particularly in radio equipment. They are used to block AC while allowing DC to pass; inductors designed for this purpose are called chokes. They are also used in electronic filters to separate signals of different frequencies, and in combination with capacitors to make tuned circuits, used to tune radio and TV receivers.


How to Create an Electrical Diagram Using Inductors Library

  • Open ConceptDraw DIAGRAM new document page.
  • Select libraries from Electrical Engineering section.

    Libraries from Electrical Engineering section

  • There are a few different ways to place an object into your drawing:

    • Click on an object and then click on the document, at the place you want the object to be inserted.
    • Perform a drag-and-drop from the library to your document.
    • Double click on an object’s icon in the library to place an object in the center of your document.
  • Select the Smart Connector tool Smart Connector. To connect elements using this tool, drag the connector from one connect dot to another.You can use Layers to place connections on different layers.
  • Result: Electrical Diagram.
    Electrical Diagram






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