Right. I know if you drop a strong magnet down a copper tube (or conductive but non magnetic tube) it falls slowly as it 'sees' a changing magnetic field and thus induces a current in the tube and this induced current causes its own magnetic field to be induced and acts a resistive force to the falling magnet.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

But i've been trying to work out how the number of magnets (dropped as one body) is related to the velocity at which it falls. Could anyone help me with this one? I've been trying to work it out for ages but can't seem to get very far with it.

Thanks in advance for any help!

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# Magnets down a copper tube and Lenz's law.

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