- a permeating or being permeated
- the reciprocal of magnetic reluctance
Permeance is the allowance of movement of energy or matter through something.
An example of permeance is the amount of water vapor which can be diffused through a piece of plywood.
A measure of the ability of a magnetic circuit to conduct magnetic flux; the reciprocal of reluctance.
Origin of permeanceFrom Latin permeāre to penetrate ; see permeate .
(usually uncountable, plural permeances)
From stem of Latin permere (“to penetrate") +"Ž -ance
- 19 shows the apparatus by which the ends of the bar are prevented from exerting any material demagnetizing force, while the permeance of the magnetic circuit is at the same time increased.