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Homework Help: Magnetism and perpendicular wires.

  1. May 11, 2006 #1
    how do i find the b field of two perpendicular wires.

    suppose one wire is pointing out of the page and the other one is going from left to right. I am looking for the magnetic field between them.

    o (wire going out of paper)

    B=?

    xxxxxxxx (wire going left to right)
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 11, 2006 #2
    You calculate the B vector produced by each wire alone in that point and then you sum the 2 vectors.
     
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