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Electromagnet which produces varying magnetic flux

  1. Jan 29, 2016 #1
    I want to make an electromagnet but it should
    Produce magnetic flux which changes with time.
    What material wire would be the best to make make windings?
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  3. Jan 29, 2016 #2


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    The usual choice is copper.
  4. Jan 29, 2016 #3

    Vanadium 50

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    The way to make the flux change with time is to make the current at the power supply change with time. The magnet coil's material - usually copper - shouldn't enter into it.
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