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Magnetic field

by athenaroa
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athenaroa
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Mar25-04, 02:32 PM
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A vertical wire carries an upward 3 amp current. you are 1.2 m from the wire in a direction 20 deg north of east. You experience a magnetic field ( due to the wire) that is directed in what direction? Yes, you do use the right hand rule, but what direction does the right hand rule tell you?
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Mar25-04, 10:30 PM
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Use the right hand rule for magnetic fields.
Chen
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Mar26-04, 04:25 AM
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http://physicsed.buffalostate.edu/Se...ce/rhr/rhr.htm
See Right Hand Rule #2.


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