Lesson: Force on Conducting Wires in Magnetic Fields
In this lesson, we will learn how to use the formula F = BIL to calculate the force experienced by a current-carrying wire that has been placed in a uniform magnetic field.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 2 Videos
A 20 cm section of wire carrying a current of 12 A is positioned at to a 0.1 T magnetic field. What is the size of the force acting on the wire?
Which of the following is the correct formula for the magnitude of the force experienced by a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field? is the force experienced by the wire, is the acceleration of the wire, is the length of the wire, is the magnitude of the current within the wire, and is the strength of the magnetic field.
What is 40 millitesla in tesla?