Electromagnetism - induced EMF

In summary, induced EMF is a voltage created in a conductor due to a changing magnetic field. It is different from regular EMF as it is caused by a changing magnetic field and is temporary. Faraday's Law of Induction states that the magnitude of induced EMF is directly proportional to the rate of change of magnetic flux. Induced EMF is used in various devices and technologies, but exposure to high levels can have negative effects on the human body. Safety guidelines should be followed when working with or near devices that produce high levels of induced EMF.
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Electromagnetism -- induced EMF

Please help :) I'm just trying to grasp the whole ... induced EMF concept ... please, anyone?! Also ... breaking the field lines?
 
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haha, could you be more precise. We can't guess what's giving you trouble.

A changing magnetic flux through a loop induces a current in the loop. That's all.
 
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quasar987 said:
haha, could you be more precise. We can't guess what's giving you trouble.

A changing magnetic flux through a loop induces a current in the loop. That's all.

Yupp, when the magnetic flux change, nature just says, we're going to supply a voltage for you :biggrin:
 

Related to Electromagnetism - induced EMF

What is induced EMF?

Induced EMF (electromotive force) is the voltage created in a conductor when it is exposed to a changing magnetic field. This can be caused by either a relative motion between the conductor and the magnetic field, or a change in the magnetic field itself.

How is induced EMF different from a regular EMF?

Induced EMF is caused by a changing magnetic field, while a regular EMF is created by a direct current. Induced EMF is also temporary and only exists as long as the changing magnetic field is present, while a regular EMF can be sustained.

What is Faraday's Law of Induction?

Faraday's Law of Induction states that the magnitude of the induced EMF in a circuit is directly proportional to the rate of change of the magnetic flux through the circuit. It is one of the fundamental laws of electromagnetism and is used to calculate the induced EMF in a given circuit.

How is induced EMF used in everyday life?

Induced EMF is used in a variety of devices, such as generators, motors, and transformers. It is also used in technologies like wireless charging and induction stovetops. In addition, many electronic devices, such as smartphones and laptops, use induction to charge their batteries.

What are some potential risks associated with induced EMF?

Exposure to high levels of induced EMF can have negative effects on the human body, such as headaches, fatigue, and nausea. It is important to follow safety guidelines and regulations when working with or near devices that produce high levels of induced EMF.

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