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Homework Help: Magnets, etc.

  1. Sep 18, 2004 #1
    how are lines of induction formed due to 2 horseshoe magnets that are placed side by side but no contact? Are there websites that would show me about it?
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  3. Sep 18, 2004 #2
    We need a diagram of some sort. How exactly are the magnets placed with respect to eachother?
  4. Sep 19, 2004 #3
    Sirus, the two horseshoe magnets are placed close to each other without contact such that (1) like poles are aside and (2) when unlike poles are aside...
  5. Sep 19, 2004 #4
    do u mean lines of repulsion and attraction?

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  6. Sep 20, 2004 #5
    hello.. yups.. about lines of induction... just to see how "fields" look like
  7. Sep 20, 2004 #6


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    Why don't you see yourself? Just place a sheet of paper above the magnets and sprinkle iron filing around the magnets onto the paper. :smile:

  8. Sep 20, 2004 #7
    Ok... why didn't I think of it?
  9. Sep 21, 2004 #8
    Hello.. I would suggest to try it somewhere... for me, I'll go to the laboratory and find it out. I think it will be fun because you're using iron fillings..
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