Lesson: The Magnetic Force between Parallel Constant Currents
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the magnetic force between two parallel current-carrying wires.
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Worksheet: 5 Questions • 1 Video
Two long, straight wires are parallel and 10 cm apart. One carries a current of 2.0 A, the other a current of 5.0 A. What is the magnitude of the force per unit length between the wires?
The two long parallel wires shown in the figure carry currents in the same direction. If and , where , what is the magnetic field at point ?
What is the magnitude of the magnetic field at ?
What is the magnitude of the magnetic field at