(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A long, straight conducting wire of radius R has a nonuniform current density J=J0*r/R, where J0 is a constant. The wire carries total current I.

Find an expression for J_0 in terms of I and R.

Find an expression for the magnetic field strength inside the wire at radius r.

2. Relevant equations

J=I/A

B*ds = u0*I

3. The attempt at a solution

So from my book it looks like J0=I/A which is Jo=I/(pi*R^2) which says it is off by a multiplication factor not sure where Im going wrong here. As for the second portion I got B= uo*I*r/(2*pi*R^2) which is also wrong so any help on this would be much helpful.

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# Homework Help: Conducting wire

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