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Homework Help: Emf in a conducting rod moving away from a wire with current I

  1. Apr 28, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A conducting rod of length l moves with a constant speed v perpendicular
    to an infinately long, straight wire carrying a current I. What is the emf generated between the ends of the rod when it is a perpendicular distance r from the wire?

    2. Relevant equations
    no idea whatsoever

    3. The attempt at a solution
    sorry completely lost on this one :-/
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 28, 2012 #2
    And i realise this looks like i haven't tried, but i've checked every set of notes, every piece of background reading provided, posted on my years facebook page, googled it, and absolutely nothing has come up.
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