(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A narrow flat coil wound on a square frame has 160 turns and sides of 34.0 cm. It carries a current of 5.30 A and is positioned in a 0.260- T magnetic field. What is the maximum torque that can be exerted by the field on the coil?

2. Relevant equations

Torque = (Number of turns)(Area)(Magnetic Field)(sin of the angle)

3. The attempt at a solution

I calculated the torque using the above information and assuming that the angle was 90 because it was a square. I think my reasoning with the 90 degrees angle is incorrect. For my answer I got, 480.9 J.

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# Homework Help: Torque on a Flat Coil

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