A diagram I attached (you can view the website) shows a uniform magnetic field of magnetic flux density B[Wb/m^2] parallel to the x-axis. On the xy-plane, an electron of electric charge -e[C] and mass m[kg] departed from the x-axis in the direction of [tex]\theta[/tex][rad] with a speed of v[m/s]. Then the electron carried out a spiral movement on a cylinder whose side contains the x-axis.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This is the question: What is the magnitude of the Lorentz force acting on the electron?

My idea: F=qvBcos[tex]\theta[/tex]

so the magnitude of the force is:

F=(-e)(v)(B)cos[tex]\theta[/tex]

Am I correct?

What would be the relationship of the mass on this question?

This is the website: www.geocities.com/willydavidjr/emf.html

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# Homework Help: Lorentz Force

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