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Electromagnet project - questions

  1. Jun 8, 2012 #1
    Hey. I'm doing a summative project for my physics class in which I'll build a fairly strong electromagnet and see how different amounts of current affects the force it's able to exert. A few questions: What is the best core material to use? Also, does it matter what I use to separate the coil from the core? If so, what should I use?
     
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  3. Jun 8, 2012 #2
    oops, I didn't notice the no-school rule. sorry, is there a way to move the thread?
     
  4. Jun 8, 2012 #3

    Nugatory

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    No problem, the moderators will move it as soon as they notice it.
     
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