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Magnetic flux

  1. Mar 3, 2006 #1
    I have this problem in which I am ask to find the magnetic flux through the square:
    this is the picture


    I know that I need to use the Gauss law but I just don't know how to use it.
    please just give some hints .I feel I can do it!

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  3. Mar 3, 2006 #2


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    Gauss' law applies to electrostatic field. You can use Ampere's law to find the magnetic field of the wire. Then straightforward integration to find the flux through the square.
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