Calculation of Lorentz Force in Generator and its mass equivalence

by Alkemist
Tags: calculation, equivalence, force, generator, lorentz, mass
Alkemist is offline
Feb3-14, 11:34 PM
P: 67
Greetings All -
Per F=BIL I can calculate quantity of Force on coil (or magnet), when I draw certain amount of current from the generator.
So I need help in calculating the Force and then weight equivalent of it. Let's say I have Single coil [with 300 turns] generator [wire length = 92 meter], when I move that coil over Magnets in short circuit condition, I sense the opposite force [F] as current [I = 5 amp] passes through the coil. I calculate the amount of opposite force, being exerted on coil for that current as: B = (0.5 T)

F = 0.5 * 5 * 92 = 230 N/Amp.m [Am I correct in Units?], this means I feel the force of 230 N/Amp.m continuously.

Now I want to know how can I relate this force to weight equivalent? I mean when I hold 1 kg weight in my hand I feel F = 9.8 kg.m/s.s

Any help?
Phys.Org News Partner Engineering news on
SensaBubble: It's a bubble, but not as we know it (w/ video)
WSU innovation improves drowsy driver detection
Faster computation of electromagnetic interference on an electronic circuit board

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Mass-Energy Equivalence and Storng Nuclear Force Introductory Physics Homework 1
Equilibrium and Equivalence Calculation [Very Difficult] Biology, Chemistry & Other Homework 3
Lorentz boost and equivalence with 3d hyperbolic rotations Special & General Relativity 2
the Lorentz group generator Special & General Relativity 3
Lorentz Contraction and Mass Distortion Calculation- Did I do this right? Introductory Physics Homework 3