What is the Relationship Between Current Magnitude and Magnetic Field Strength?

In summary, the conversation discusses the movement of a stationary positive charge placed at point P. The options are given as a circular path, parabolic path, perpendicular direction to the field, or remaining stationary. The person asking for help is unsure and asks for assistance, but the expert summarizer reminds them of the forum rules and suggests consulting notes or textbook. The person then expresses urgency and asks for a break, to which the expert responds that they will not do the work but hints at the expression for the force experienced by a charged particle in a magnetic field. The conversation then shifts to asking about the relationship between current and magnet strength and ends with a plea for help with another question.
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cyprusx
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. P
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If a positive charge is placed at P. Such that it is stationary it would then

a) Move in a circular path
b) Move in a parabolic path
c) Move in the direction perpendicular to the field
d) Remain stationary

Thanks
 
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  • #2
What do you think and why?
 
  • #3
Im not sure I am kinda a noob at this
 
  • #4
This is why i need help
 
  • #5
The rules of this forum state that you must show some effort in solving your problem before you receive help. You must have some idea, consult your notes / text
 
  • #6
man, i have too hand this in tomorrow and I am at risk of failing can you cut a guy a break
 
  • #7
cyprusx said:
man, i have too hand this in tomorrow and I am at risk of failing can you cut a guy a break

As I said in your other thread, I will not do your work for you; but if you show a little effort you will have the answer to your question. Now, what is the expression for the force experienced by a charged particle in a magnetic field?
 
  • #8
Hootenanny does the magnitude of the current depend on the strength of the magnet.

P.S because weave formed such a close friendship over these past hours do you think you might be able to answer my other question... pleaseeeeee
 

Related to What is the Relationship Between Current Magnitude and Magnetic Field Strength?

1. What is the magnitude of the current?

The magnitude of the current refers to the amount of electric charge flowing through a circuit per unit of time. It is typically measured in amperes (A) and is represented by the symbol "I" in equations.

2. How is the magnitude of the current calculated?

The magnitude of the current can be calculated by dividing the amount of electric charge passing through a point in the circuit by the time it takes for that charge to pass through. This is known as the current equation: I = Q/t, where Q is the charge and t is the time.

3. What factors affect the magnitude of the current?

The magnitude of the current is affected by the voltage applied to the circuit, the resistance of the circuit, and the type of material through which the current is flowing. It is also dependent on the number of electrons available to carry the charge and the cross-sectional area of the conductor.

4. Why is the magnitude of the current important?

The magnitude of the current is important because it determines the amount of power and energy being delivered to a device in a circuit. It also affects the brightness of a light bulb or the strength of an electric motor. Understanding the magnitude of the current is crucial in designing and troubleshooting electrical systems.

5. How can the magnitude of the current be controlled?

The magnitude of the current can be controlled by adjusting the voltage or resistance in a circuit. This can be achieved through the use of resistors, switches, and other electronic components. In addition, changing the type of material through which the current is flowing can also impact the magnitude of the current.

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