A conducting bar of length L = 21.2 cm and mass M = 60.0 g lies across a pair of conducting rails. The contact friction between the bar and the rails is negligible, but there is a resistor at one end with a value R = 30.0 Ohms. Initially the rod is given an initial speed of v0 = 64.0 meters per second. There is a uniform magnetic field perpendicular to the plane containing the rod and rails of magnitude B = 1.3 T.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

What is the speed of the rod at time t = 26.068 s?

I know:

v=v0 + at

F=ma

F=iLB

i=(emf)/R

emf = dflux/dt

flux = BA

I know I need to solve for the area to get the flux and the length (L) is constant while the width is changing but I don't understand how to get the integral or set up the integral for the width. Please help ASAP.

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