What Is Induction Cooking?

Induction cooking was first patented back in the early 1900s, however it didn’t start showing up in homes until the 1970s. And even then, it just never seemed to catch on. In 2012, the National Association of Home Builders estimated that in the United States, induction cooktops only held 4% of all sales.Read the full article

How Induction Cooktops Work

Electrical Engineer Bill Kornrumpf describes how it works. AC power is converted to DC by a rectifier, then it is converted into high frequency AC power by an inverter. EE W.P. Kornrumpf invented better control circuitry for this and other appliances, reducing the size and amount of raw material used.