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Magnetic breakaway force?

  1. Sep 26, 2004 #1
    "Magnetic breakaway force?"

    Does anyone know what is meant by the term "Magnetic breakaway force?"
    Please help thanks
     
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  3. Sep 26, 2004 #2

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    I suspect it's a nonstandard term created by some imaginative textbook author. What does your lab/textbook say about it? Give us some context and we might be able to conjure up what they really mean.
     
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