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Electrical Skin effect

  1. Sep 18, 2012 #1
    Can someone please explain in a detailed manner about skin effect in electromagnetism, particularly wanted to know why does this effect take place??
     
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  3. Sep 18, 2012 #2

    berkeman

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_effect

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  4. Sep 20, 2012 #3
    I read the wikipedia link, and it does not explain as to why the current density is maximum at the surface and as to why the induced electro-motive force is maximum at the centre???
    And more so why do the electrons get deflected the most towards the surface from the centre??
     
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