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The Left Hand Rule( for motors) shows what happens when charged particles (such as electrons in a current) enter a magnetic field This rule is also called Fleming's Left Hand Rule, after English electronics pioneer John Ambrose Fleming F irst finger represents the direction of the F ield. The Se c ond finger represents the direction of the C urrent [conventional current, positive(+) to negative(-). The Th u m b represents the direction of the Th rust or resultant M otion. FBI - moving from thumb to second finger. The thumb is the force F The first finger is the magnetic field B The second finger is the of current I
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The Right Hand Rule simply shows how a current-carrying wire generates a magnetic field point your thumb in the direction of the current and let your fingers assume a curved position, the magnetic field circling around the wires flows in the direction in which your four fingers point. Fleming's right hand rule (for generators ). The appropriately- handed rule can be recalled by
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