It is known that in a current carrying wire, exposed to a magnetic field, the wire will experience a force equal to the product of the field, the current and the length of the wire (where the direction of the force is orthogonal to both the field and the direction along the length of the beam). F = B*I*L(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Now, in a rectangular beam of length L, width w, and height h (where w<<h<<L), again carrying a current and in the presence of a magnetic field, how is the Lorentz force expressed? is the force acting as a distributed load all along the beam? is this integrated force modeled as a point load at the center of the beam? Is it acting as a body load? a surface load? Could someone help me understand this??

Thanks in advance,

diemilio

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# Lorentz Force in conductive beam

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