Why are eddy currents circular?

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i tried to fig it out by watching a lot of vid on it but no chance
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i tried to fig it out by watching a lot of vid on it but no chance
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https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/physics-forums-global-guidelines.414380/

The induced electric field lines are circular as shown in the figure.
Figure-36-Induced-electric-field-strength-E-in-different-materials-from-to-bottom-are.png
 
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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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