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Lightning according to faraday's law

  1. Nov 12, 2011 #1
    Faraday's law applied to lightning, " When lightning occurs air conducts current which happens in earths magnetic field will it produce motion in air".
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  3. Nov 12, 2011 #2


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    not sure why you think the earth's magnetic has a direct infulence ?

    But regardless the air moves violently ... you have heard thunder ? :)

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  5. Nov 22, 2011 #4
    if air moves violently, this principle can be used in practical..as "magnetoaerodynamic engine"
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