Conservative and non conservative fields

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Is magnetic field conservative or non- conservative field? I think that it should be conservative but not sure.
 

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Doug Huffman
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I believe that a practical definition of conservative field asks conservative of what? A conservative field conserves energy.
 
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I believe that a practical definition of conservative field asks conservative of what? A conservative field conserves energy.
Yes I did mean energy!
 
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jfizzix
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If one can clearly define a potential energy due to the magnetic force, then the magnetic force field would be conservative.
 

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