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Nov28-12, 04:24 AM
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Lenz's law is a result of the basic interaction between electrically charged particles and EM fields. Instead of asking about what would happen if it isn't obeyed, understand that Lenz's law is obeyed BECAUSE of the basic laws governing these interactions. For Lenz's law to be violated, other more fundamental laws would also have to be violated. In such a case we cannot even guess as to what would happen. For example, for the induced current not to oppose the EMF via a magnetic field Faraday's law of Induction would have to be violated. But if it's violated, can you even induce a current in the first place? You see what I mean?