How was F=qvB derived?

  1. Hi Guys,

    How was the equation (F=qvB) for the force on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field derived. I'm trying to understand the conceptual thought that went into obtaining this?

    Thank you in advance
  2. jcsd
  3. berkeman

    Staff: Mentor

    Start with the Biot-Savart Law:–Savart_law

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