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Homework Help: Magnetic equation conversion

  1. Sep 23, 2011 #1
    its for this project im doing. convert gauss units into newtons per metre
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  4. Sep 23, 2011 #3


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    As CompuChip shows, your units are not directly equivalent. What are you trying to figure out for your project?
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    A Tesla is also a Newton per meter per ampere: N/m/A. Is that what you're going for?
    Also 1 Gauss is 10-4 T.
  6. Sep 26, 2011 #5
    I'm trying to calculate how the magnetic attraction or repulsion changes between two magnets while they are "orbiting" a pivot. But this will require a standard equation for converting units like gauss into units such as newtons per meter.
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