Magnetix flux density & Zero scalar potential


by baggiano
Tags: density, flux, magnetix, potential, scalar
baggiano
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Jul23-10, 06:30 AM
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Hi

Can anybody tell how I can prove that the magnetic flux density is perpendicular to external boundaries with imposed zero magnetic scalar potential?

Thanks

Bag
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Bob S
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Jul23-10, 03:52 PM
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I believe that for any field that satisfies Laplace's equation (divergence of a gradient), the equipotential lines (curl of the gradient) are orthogonal to the gradient. Is this what you mean?

Bob S
baggiano
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Jul31-10, 11:04 AM
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Thanks for the reply and for your explanation. That precisely explains what I meant. Thanks again.


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