demo 29 - which carry currents that flow in the same...

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Oersted demonstrated that there is a connection between electric and magnetic phenomena by showing that a wire that carries a current deflects the magnetic compass. The current I in the wire produces a magnetic field B that deflects the compass needle I = 0 I 0
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Attractive force between two parallel currents
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Unformatted text preview: which carry currents that flow in the same direction 2 o a b ba Li i F d = We can observe the magnetic field lines of a solenoid by sprinkling iron filings in the vicinity of the solenoid. The iron filings become small magnetic dipoles and align themselves along the local magnetic field....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2010 for the course PHY 108 taught by Professor Iashvili during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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