Can someone please explain to me how the Biot Savart law is derived?

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jdou86
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Homework Statement:
Precised to its constant . Thank you!
Relevant Equations:
Below
Problem Statement: Precised to its constant . Thank you!
Relevant Equations: Below

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Historically, as far as I know, the Biot-savart law was not derived. It was empirically found from experimental data.

If you want to derive it, use Maxwell's equations. But, keep in mind that Maxwell's equations are in fact shaped by multiple empirical results, one of them is Biot-savart law.
 
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jdou86
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Historically, as far as I know, the Biot-savart law was not derived. It was empirically found from experimental data.

If you want to derive it, use Maxwell's equations. But, keep in mind that Maxwell's equations are in fact shaped by multiple empirical results, one of them is Biot-savart law.
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