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Magnetic Flux-Farraday

  1. Sep 21, 2014 #1
    So if i understand correctly, the amount of electricity produced in a coil of wires is contingent on the magnetic flux perpendicular to the coil? or does it not matter if the flux is perp?
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  3. Sep 21, 2014 #2


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    Well, the "flux" is a scalar quantity and isn't perpendicular or not perpendicular to anything. But the more the magnetic field is perpendicular to the loop, the more magnetic flux you have. But in Faraday's law, it is not the flux itself that matters, but the change in the flux.
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