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Fleming's Left and Right Hand Rules

  1. Jun 8, 2015 #1
    Hi,

    I was wondering if anyone has any advice on when to use FLHR and FRHR in the Edexcel A - Level Physics, as I'm mixing them up in questions.

    Thanks,

    Abby
     
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  3. Jun 8, 2015 #2

    tech99

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    The Right Hand Rule is for a generator, and the Left Hand Rule is for a motor. A generator is where movement causes a current, and a motor is where a current causes movement.
     
  4. Jun 8, 2015 #3
    Thank You!!
     
  5. Jun 9, 2015 #4

    tech99

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    Abby, by the way, I just remembered to mention that the direction of the current for these rules is from positive to negative, the "conventional" flow.
     
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