tsl196 - F = IbB(horizontal not shown • torque τ = F b...

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Torque on Current Loop magnetic field: ~ B (horizontal) area of loop: A = ab unit vector to plane of loop: ˆ n right-hand rule: ˆ n points up. forces on sides a : F = IaB (vertical) forces on sides b :
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Unformatted text preview: F = IbB (horizontal, not shown) • torque: τ = F b sin θ = IAB sin θ • magnetic moment: ~μ = IA ˆ n • torque (vector): ~ τ = ~μ × ~ B tsl196 – p.1/1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.

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