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Homework Help: Magnetic Energy formulas, units, and examples

  1. Feb 19, 2009 #1
    1. My teacher has given me a poster board to do on magnetic energy even though she has explained nothing about the subject, nor is there anything in my book. I am looking for the formula for finding magnetic energy and examples from everyday life.

    All I got was 1/2BH, but I have no idea what that stands for (the B and the H?). I am guessing the unit is joules as for all the other energies.
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  3. Feb 19, 2009 #2


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    Here is a basic web page that will get you started. Please read it over, and post specific questions here if you have them.

    Welcome to the PF!
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