- #1

- 12

- 0

## Homework Statement

Suppose the magnetic field line pattern is cylindrical symmetric. Explain with Stokes theorem that the field decreases like 1/r (with r the distance from the axis of the cylinder).

## Homework Equations

Stokes theorem

## The Attempt at a Solution

I was thinking of a circular loop around the axis. The line integral around this loop is B*2*pi*r. But I don't really know what I can say about the curl of B if you only know about the cylindrical symmetry.

Thanks in advance for helping me out!!