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I Why are eddy currents circular??

  1. Jun 8, 2016 #1
    i tried to fig it out by watching a lot of vid on it but no chance
    help me
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  4. Jun 11, 2016 #3
    Eddy currents are not always circular. They are susceptible to the magnetic field homogeneity. They are somewhat circular due to the electromagnetic field
    which can be easily demonstrated with the right hand grip rule.
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