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Unformatted text preview: MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.coanchassigmnentPrint?assignmen.. Assignment Display Mode: lspiﬂ.’ PHYSICSBCF08 tit? {Etrcoéts east Magnetism 33% at t2:i§*§;§m at: Monday, ﬁevemher 1?“, 29% View Grading Details ..i..v,IMM,A.itWat....a,Mii.aaM,.i.ttcAawWWthawwmwwmamwwww.WWd wquWWWWWWWmeswaWW, Charging and Discharging a Capacitor in an RC Circuit Description: Contains derivation of the expressions for charge and current in a series RC circuit and a number of related conceptual questions. A long problem but it tray be useful to tackle in one sitting Learning Goal: To understand the dynamics of a series RvC circuit. onsider a series circuit containing a resistor of resistance R and a capacitor of capacitance C? connected to a sauce of EMF 5; with negligible internal resistance. The wires are also assumed to have zero resistance. Initially, the 3
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Immediately alter the switch is closed, what is the direction of the current in the circuit? ANSWER: . clockwise
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There is no current because the capacitor does not allow the current to pass through. While no charge can physically pass through the gap betweenthe capacitor plates, it can ﬂow in the rest of the circuit. The current in the capacitor can be thought of as a diﬁerent sort of current, not involved with the ﬂow of
barge, but with an electric ﬁeld that is increasing with time. This current is called the displacement current. You will learn more about this later. Of course, when the charge of the capacitor is not changing, then there is no
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Eventually, the process approaches a steady smte. In that steady state, the charge of the capacitor is not changing. What is the current in the circuit in the steady state? Hint E.1 Charge and current 3%?
{if If the charge of the capacitor is not changing, then the time derivative of charge, is zero. 1 0f16 11/19/2008 9:45 AM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?assignmen... ANSWER: Part F
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How much work W is done by the voltage source by the time the steady state is reached? H .. . .. Chagami .. H . . . .. .. H . i ; By deﬁnin‘on, the EMF of the source is deﬁned as the ratio of the work done by the source "pushing" a charge q through the circuit and the magnitude of that charge: 8 we , Express your answer in terlm any or all of S, R, and . . ANSWER= : it! = or“ apacitor stores an armunt of energy {3 m “5“. This is only half the work done by the EMF source. The retraining gt???“ was dissipated in the resistor. So such a simple charging circuit has a high loss percentage, ndependent of the value of the resistance of the circuit. ven though energy is dissipated across the resistor as the capacitor charges, note that the work done depends on (2', but not on I}! This is because it is the capacitor that determines the amount of charge ﬂow through the i
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i ircuit. Charge ﬂow stops when qt} m 8'. The resistance does however affect the rate of charge ﬂow i.e. the current. You will calculate this effect in the parts that follow i Now that we have a feel for the state of the Circuit in its steady state, let obtain expressions for the charge of the capacitor the cmrerit in the resistor as functions of time. We start with‘the loop rule: W V3; V2: Note
éthat Vggt} m $838, $38} as and K13“ {£23}. Using these equations, we obtain % then, ‘ ‘ Part H . . . . , , .
Integrate both sides of the equation to obtain an expression for g i Hint [1.1 Constant of integration 3 C To obtain the conscint of integration, use the initial condition that at time t w. t), the charge on the capacitor is zero. , Express your answer in terms ofany or all of 23', R, if, and 6?. Enter exp (1:) for s3“. ANSWER: ﬁét}=0§{1M€1§3 : Part I
Now diﬁerentiate cg {t} to obtain an expression for the current 1 Qt}. ANSWER: * V s V i
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Find the time a that it takes the charge ofthe capacitor to reach 99.99% of its maximum value. Him J.l.a How to approach this part
What is the maximum charge on the capacitor? Set :1 {t} to be 99.99% of this value and solve for the corresponding time. lt would‘tahe‘ the same @ﬁi’ériiﬁe' r51 the‘cmem to am}; 50.0mm; imuaikﬁaammn) value; cornpare‘theveiipressions for its} and I (2} :5 5e; this for yourself. ' ' " ' 3 Express your answer numerically in seconds. Use three signiﬁcant ﬁgures in your answer. ¢ ‘ Notice how quickly the circuit approaches steady state for these typical values of resistance and capacitance! g
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Find the current I {(3 as a ﬁniction oftime for this circuit. W Find the charge {13} on the capacitor Find the charge a; {a} on the capacitor as a function of time for this circuit. Hint [Clan The relationship between charge and current The current inthe circuit is given by IR} m ﬁzz—lg. Substitute this expression for into the equation {{ﬁﬂ m “if”? separate variables, and then integate both sides of the resultling equation. ‘ 9 Express your answerin terns of go, {7, i, and If Enteraxp (x) for 6" ANSWER: qe'; = with Express your answer in terms of as. ('3’, i, and R. Enteraxp (x) for e. . i
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: Obtain an expression for the rate (zﬁ’grﬁ) at which the voltage across a charging capacitor increases. Express your answer in tents of 1, ﬂ, and f’. ANSWER: ' 7&2” c“? Part B t Evaluate your result at time t U. ANSWER: Port C
; Show that if the capacitor contian charging steadily at this rate, it would be fully charged in exactly one time constant ANSWER: Answer Key: Elf the capacitor were to charge steadily at this rate (i.e§, if the voltage were a linear function of time, (dV_C/dt)_0*t=(emf)*t
I/(tau)), the voltage would reach its final value (V__C(infifnity)=E) in just one time constant (i.e., V_C(infinity)=(emf)*t/(tau) for Problem 25.77 Description: A parallel—plate capacitor has plates of 10 ( cm)A2 area separated by a 0. 104nm layer of glass insulation with resistivity rho = 1.2 * 10Al3 Omey * m and dielectric constant kappa = 5.6. Because of the ﬁnite
resistivity, current can leak." 4 of16 11/19/2008 9:45 AM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?assignmen... i Part B
1 Find the time constant for this capacitor to discharge through its insulation
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Show that it depends only on the properties of the insulating material and not on its dimensions. ANSWER: : Answer Key: :We will use the resistance of the insulation material, R=(rho)*d/A, where d is the thickness of the material and A is the area of the
iplates. We will also use the equation for parallel—plate capacitance, C=(kappa)*(epsilon)_0*A/d, where kappa=5.6 is the dielectric
constant of glass. The time constant we are seeking is tau=R*C=[(rho)*d/Al*[(epsilon)_0*A/d]=(rho)*(kappa)*(epsilon)_0. This is
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At a given moment the particle is moving in the +x direction (and the magnetic ﬁeld is always in the +2 direction). If r; is positive, what is the direction of the force on the particle due to the magnetic ﬁeld? : Hint A.l The righthand nine for magnetic force 3 I A charged particle moving through a region of magnetic ﬁeld experiences a magnetic force. This force is directed perpendicular to boththe velocity vector and the magnetic ﬁeld vector at the point of interaction The requirement
that the force be perpendicular to both of the other vectors speciﬁes the direction ofthe force to within an algebraic sign. This algebraic sign is determined by the righthand rule. To employ the righthand rule: 1. Spread your right thumb and index ﬁnger apart by 90 degrees.
2. Bend your middle ﬁnger so that it is perpendicular to your thumb and index ﬁnger.
3. Orient your hand so that your thumb points in the direction of the velocity and your index ﬁnger in the direction of the magnetic ﬁeld. 1f the charge is positive, your middle ﬁnger is now pointing in the direction of the force as shown in the ﬁgure If the elnrge is negative, the force is in the direction opposite your middle ﬁnger. + x direction E.
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g »y direction 3» z direction m z direction 3!? Part B This force will cause the path of the particle to Curve. Therefore, at a later time, the direction of the force will ANSWER: have a component along the direction of motion
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ﬁrst have a component along the direction of motion; then ayinst it; then along it; etc. is? Part c The fact that the magnetic ﬁeld generates a force perpendicular to the instantaneous velocity of the particle Ins implications for the work that the ﬁeld does on the particle As a consequence, if only the magnetic ﬁeld acts on the
C particle, its kinetic energy will . ANSWER:  increase over time
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The particle moves in a plane perpendicular to the magnetic ﬁeld direction as shown in the ﬁgure. What is w, the angular ﬁ'equency of the circular motion? ; attenuates: eceeeeoac g accomocaco y cue ﬂeet L g ecekeeo ; x escapee co canon» no a i. coon». «reggae: cannot to
cocaine )0 ‘ Hint D.l How to approach the problem i This is a circular dynamics problem Set PM“: we to solve the problem Note that angular speed and angular frequency are the same physical quantity. Part D.2 Determine the magnetic force If the particle is moving With velocity of magnitude is, what is Fm, the magnitude of the rmgnetic force on the particle? Express EMS in terms of u and other givenvariahles. ANSWER: gm = W336 V ‘Part D3 Determine the acceleration of the particle If the particle moves in a circular orbit of radius 1? with uniform speed {$2, what is the radial component of the particle's acceleration 6,? Express at, in terms of a: and other given variables ANSWER: V Part D.4 Express the angular speed in terns of the linear speed
What is the angular speed a: in terms of t), the tangential speed? Hint D.4.a Relationship between 3; and a; xpress 15in term of a: and R, the radim of the circle. ANSWER: t, = R Express “J in term of I}, m, and Be. 6 of16 11/19/2008 9:45 AM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?aSsignmen.L. it appeared in the equations of force and motion, it canceled This implies that the ﬁequency (but not the linear speed) of the The ﬁrst particle accelerator built, the cyclotron, was based on the fact that the ﬁ'equency of a charged particle orbiting in a uniform ﬁeld is independent of the radius. in the cyclotron, radio ﬁ‘equency voltage is applied across
gap between the two sides of the conducting vacuum chamber in which the protons circulate owing to an external magnetic ﬁeld. Particles in phase with this voltage are accelerated each time they cross the gap (because the
eld reverses while they make half a circle) and reach energies of millions of electron volts aﬁer several thousand round trips. Forces between a Charge and a Bar Magnet ‘ Interaction of stationary charge and bar magnet A positive charge is displaced some distance in the « ﬁr. direction from the magnet. Assume that no charges are induced on the magnet. w» Part A Assume that the length of the magnet is much smaller than the separation between it and the charge. As a result of magnetic interaction (i.e., ignore pure Coulomb forces) between the charge and the bar magnet, the magnet will
experience which of the following? 3
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I A torque due to the charge attracting the south pole of the magnet
A torque only if one magnetic pole is slightly closer to the charge than the other
. No torque at all The fact that a stationary charge pro uces no torque on a magnet emphasizes a difference between electric and magnetic forces. You rmy think of the bar magnet as having a positive magnetic charge at the north end and a
negative magnetic charge at the south end (even though there exist no nugnetic charges in nature). importantly, these magnetic charges are not the same as electric charges, and they do not interact with stationary electric
charges. (This node] of the nagnetic dipole correctly predicts that the magnetic ﬁeld lines go ﬁomN to S outside the n'agnet, however.) Interaction of moving charge and bar magnet Consider a second case in which the charge is again some distance in the a direction from the magnet but now it is moving toward the center of the bar magnet. that is, with its velocity along it. u? 3 Due to its motion in the magnetic ﬁeld of the bar magnet, the charge will experience a force in which direction? 2 Part 3.1 Determine the magnetic field direction near a charge
% The bar magnet produces a niagietic ﬁeld at the position of the moving charge Given the relative location of the charge with respect to the bar magnet, and the orientation of the bar magnet, in which direction will this ﬁeld point? Hint B.l.a Dipole naignetic ﬁeld
The negnetic ﬁeld lines outside of a magnetic dipole go ﬁomthe dipole's north pole to its south pole. Answer in terms of at, £1, E, or a linear combination thereof. ANSWER: a a»: ’ 7 of16 11/19/2008 9:45 AM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?assignmen.. Determine the direction of force on a charge moving in a magnetic ﬁeld
A charge .3 moving in a rmgnelic feld feels a force given by the Lorena force equation:
15" of? it 3, 1 where y; is positive here but could be positive or negtive in general. The direction of the force is determined by the vector product if X {37 and may be found by applying the righthand rule: 1. Align your right hand so the ﬁngers point along the direction of .
2i Rotate your wrist so that the ﬁngers will point along the direction of when they are closed.
3. Your right thumb now points along the direction of the force. What two vectors should ﬁll the blanks in these statements to correctly determine the direction of the force? ANSWER: 3%; t (2/1? ANSWER: t l»: 
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'i This is the only type of magnetic ﬁerce: A moving charge will experience a vector force due to a magnetic ﬁeld. The force between two permanent mgnets arises because of the (perpetually) circulating charge of the electrons
in the magnets. . in reality, electric forces onthe bar magnet might well dominate the magnetic forces discussed here. In practice, substantial rmgnetic forces arise only for pemianently magnetized objects and for currentcarrying wires that
have signiﬁcant numbers of moving charges in spite of being essentially neutral electrically. ‘ i
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B. They experience a force due to the magnetic ﬁeld of the bar magnet
C. They produce a magnetic ﬁeld that causes the mgnet to experience a force. d'thelﬁ that"fai the nail Is the force attractive or repulsive? ANSWER: ; The nagnet will experience a torque due to the iron attracting its north pole.
' The magnet will experience a torque due to the iron attracting its south pole.
Q Whichever pole of the magnet is closest to the iron will be attracted to the iron.
Whichever pole of the magnet is closest to the iron will be repelled ﬁom the iron. The forces here result ﬁ'om magnetic domains (small dipoles) contained within the soft iron that are aligned by the mgietic ﬁeld of the bar magnet (These donnins my be thought of as srmll perpetual current loops, and thei
tendency to be aligned is called perme ' 'ty.) Whi ole of the bar gnet is do 'll dominate this alignment and will align the dipoles to attract that pole of the bar magnet. WWM Magnetic Field from Two Wir Description: Calculate, at several different locations, the net magnetic ﬁeld due to two straight inﬁnite wires carrying antiparallel currents. Students are asked to look for a pattern in the results as the points of imerest become more and more remote from the wires. i
E Learning Goal: To understand how to use the principle of superposition in conjunction withthe BiotSavart (or Ampere's) law. Fromthe Biot—Savart law, it can be calculated that the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld due to a long straight wire is given by
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Find the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld 3m created at point K by wire 1. Express your answer in term of I, (i, and appropriate constants. ANSWER: Of course, Part E
5 Find the magrimde of the net magnetic ﬁeld I?“ created at point K by both wires. g Express your answer in term of I , (i, and appropriate constants. ANSWER: Q _ W1 1V Part F
Point L is located a distance n’v’tﬁ ﬁ'omthe midpoint betweenthe two wires. Find the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld 13“, created at point L by wire 1. Hint El How to approach the problem Use the distances provided and the Pythagorean Theorem to ﬁrd the distance between wire 1 and point L. Express your answer in terns of .f , d, and appropriate constants. ANSWER: 3 Mr at, = “WW Extix/g §
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Sketch a detailed diagram with all angles marked; draw vectors I?» and 13%,»; then add them using the parallelogram rule. Part G.2 Find the direction of the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 1 Which of the vectors best represents the direction of the magIetic ﬁeld created at point L (see the diagram in the problem introduction) by wire 1 alone? Enter the number of the vector with the appropriate direction m c: Find the direction at the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 2
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Which of the vectors best represents the direction of the net magnetic ﬁeld created at point L by both wires? Enter the number of the vector with the appropriate direction ANSWER: 3 §Now thatthe directions ofthe magne ' ﬁ ld Lamithe ; Use the distances provided and your knowledge of right angle triangle trigonometry to ﬁnd the angle between the magnetic ﬁeld due to Part G.6 “ Find the angle between magnetic field due to Wire 1 and the x axis i t 33 j Hint (1.5 Angle between magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 1 and the x axis 3 Use the distances provided and your knowledge of right angle triangle trigonometry to ﬁnd the angle ﬁg between the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 1 at point L and the x axis. Express your answer numerically, in degrees. ANSWER: g}; = 3&3 Q Him 6.7 Net magnetic ﬁeld
i Corsider the symmetry of the magnetic ﬁeld at point L due to wire 1 and the nugtetic ﬁeld due to wire 2. You should note that the y components of these two vectors are of equal magnitude but are opposite in direction. Therefore they will cancel when added together, leaving you only to worry about the x components. Find the x component of the magnetic ﬁeld at point L due to wire l by using the magnitude of the vector (found in Part F) and the angle * : between the x axis and the magnetic ﬁeld vector (found in the previous hint). Because of synmetry, the x component of the magnetic ﬁeld at point L due to wire 2 is the same size. To ﬁnd the net magnetic ﬁeld at point L you need
, to add together the x components of the magnetic ﬁeld at point L due to wire 1 and of the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 2. Express your answer in tern of I , (i, and appropriate constants. x‘ 23m! *3 Part H
Point M is located a distance 2‘; ﬁ'omthe midpoint between the two wires. Find the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld {Em created at point M by wire 1. Express your answer in terms of 1, xi, and appropriate constants. ANSWER: : g.“ = my
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; Enter the number of the vector with the appropriate direction. _ Part 1.3 Find the direction of the net magnetic field
‘ Which ofthe vectors best represents the direction of the net rmgnetic ﬁeld created at point M by both wires? Enter the number of the vector with the appropriate direction. Ll: Angle between magnetic field due to wire 1 and the x axis
U the d‘ tances provided and our knowledge of right angle triangle trigonometry to ﬁnd the angle between the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 1 at point M and the x axis. g Part 1.5 Find the angle between magnetic field due to wire 1 and the x axis Use the distances provided and your knowledge of right angle triangle trigonometry to ﬁnd the angle {33¢ between the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 1 at point M and the x axis. Express your answer numerically, in degrees. ANSWER: g” : {33A 6 Hint 1.6 Net magnetic ﬁeld Consider the symmetry of the magnetic ﬁeld at point M due to wire l and the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 2. You should note that the y componems of these two vectors are of equal magnitude but are opposite in direction.
'l‘herefore they will cancel when added together, leaving you only to worry about the x components. Find the x component of the magnetic ﬁeld at point M due to wire 1 by using the magnitude of the vector (femid in Part H) and angle between the x axis and the rmgnetic ﬁeld vector (found inthe previous him). Because of symmetry, the x component of the mgneh‘c ﬁeld at point M due to wire 2 is the same size. To ﬁnd the net magnetic ﬁeld at point
you need to add together the x components of the magnetic ﬁeld at point M due to wire 1 and of the magnetic ﬁeld due to wire 2. ﬁ—W ANSWER: S in: and E
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Which of the vectors best represents the direction of the magnetic ﬁeld created at point X by wire 2 alone? Enter the number of the vector with the appropriate direction. As you can see, at a very large distance, the individual mgnetic ﬁelds (and the corresponding magnetic ﬁeld lines) created by the wires are directed nearly opposite to each other, thus ensuring tint the net magnetic ﬁeld is
very, very small even compared to the magnitudes of the individual magnetic ﬁelds, which are also relatively small at a large distance Eromthe wires. Thus, at a large distance, the magnetic ﬁelds due to the two wires almost ancel each other out! (That is, if point X is very far from each wire, thenthe ratio Emilia is very close to zero) Another way to think of this is as follows: If you are really far ﬁomthe wires, then it‘s hard to tell them apart. It would seem as if the current were traveling up and down, almost along the same line, thereby appearing much
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E , A current I ﬂows in a plane rectangular current loop with height a and horizontal sides in. The loop is placed into a uniform magnetic ﬁeld I? in such a way that the sides of length a are perpendicular to £3“ , and there is an angle 8 betweenthe sides oflength 3; and E . Calculate 1;, the magnitude of the torque about the vertical axis of the current loop due to the interaction of
the current through the loop with the magnetic ﬁeld. View from the side pro em
F‘rst ﬁnd the f rces (di ti and magnitude) on each segment of the loo . Then ﬁnd the tor ue due to each force and add them up. Part A.2 Forces on the parts of the loop that have length a
As current is moving through the loop, forces act on its diﬁ‘erent parts. These result from Lorentz forces on the charges that rmve through the wire. What is the direction of the forces on the two pieces of wire of length a? View from above 13 ofl6 11/19/2008 9:45 AM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://sessionmasteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?assignmen... Hint A.2.a Force on a straight currentcarrying wire in a magnetic ﬁeld The force on a straight wire of length a carrying current I ina magnetic ﬁeld is given by  } Select the correct diagram from the four options. The forces are symbolized by the red arrows. ANSWER: I 5 A ual and opposite, but do produce; net torque for t}, smce therr lines of action do not pass throughthe center of The forces on these parts 0 cup on cause a motion of the center of mass, since they are eq  mass of the loop. Force on a currentcarrying wire in a magnetic ﬁeld
= Find F, the magnitude of the force on each of the vertical wires (those with length a). Hint A.3.n Relevant equation
ecall that 3‘5 1;? x 3? and x :3} ubxiufa}, where (2 is the smaller angle between a and S. Express 1? interms of 3’, a, 8, and 3. Note that not all of these may appearin the answer. ANSWER: p = “i”; Part AA
Find am, the component of the torque around the vertical axis of the loop (i.e., out of the plane of the topview ﬁgure). Torque on a loop Hint A.4.a Deﬁnition of torque
The net torque :9 is a vector pointing in the direction of the change of angular momemum It is deﬁned by 3 Express mm in term of ANSWER: Part A.5 Forces on the parts of the loop that have length i: As current is moving through the loop, forces act on its different parts. These result from Lorentz forces onthe charges that move through the wire. What can you say about the forces on the two pieces of wire of length b? lect the most accurate qualitative description fro the following list. ANSWER: The forces point away fromthe center of the loop and cancel each other.
The forces act as a torque about an axis through the midpoints of the two two pieces of length b and make the loop turn in the direction of positive 8. The forces point toward the center of the loop and cancel each other.
Both forces point upward perpendicular to I? and It. a ince forces on two of loop cancel out. ‘ofacdonvgoesthrough of loop, weuneed not consider‘them in calculation ofthe torque on loop: key‘is that the forces
' l’ the' to ue contributions about any point cancel Express the magnitude of the torque in terms of the given variables. You will need a trigonomeric function [e.g., stage; or emit?” Use 17:? for the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld. ANSWER= ; '5' = mmm £53 Part B
Give a more general expression for the magnitude of the torque r. Rewrite the answer found in Part A in term of the magnitude of the magnetic dipole morrem of the current loop at. Deﬁne the angle between the vector
perpendicular to the plane of the coil and the magnetic ﬁeld to be a}, noting that this angle is the complement of angle a in Part A. t 3.1 Defmrtron of the magnetic dipole moment The magnen'c dipole moment 36% is a vector quantity deﬁned for every current loop by the relation aim at”. The quantity :3: is the vector area of the loop, which is perpendicular to the plane and taken to point up if the current ﬂows around the loop in a counterclockwise direction when looking down on the loop (righthand rule). Its magnitude is the area of the loop. _ Give your amwer in terms of the magnetic moment m, magnetic ﬁeld B, and $ ANSWER: 7 = relish! W} 14 of16 11/19/2008 9:45 AM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assigmnentPrinﬂassignmen... The more general vector form of this expression is i Part c
A current i ﬂows around a plane circular loop ofradim r, giving the loop a magnetic dipole moment of mgrritude m. The loop is placed in a uniform magnetic ﬁeld with an angle e; betweenthe direction of the ﬁeld lines and
the magnetic dipole moment as shown in the ﬁgure. Find an expression for the magnitude of the torque r on the current loop. Hint c.1 " Formula for the area ofa circle ‘ The area of a circle with radius 2* is m“. Express the torque explicitly in tenm of r, I, x, {in and I; (where r and a are the magnitudes of the respective vector quantities). Do not use :31. Youwill need a trigonomeric function [e.g.. smite} or meigéﬂ. ‘ Problem 26.25 i Description: Electrons and protons with the same kinetic energy are moving at right angles to a uniform magnetic ﬁeld. (a) How do their orbital radii compare? \ Part A
How do their orbital radii compare? Express your awer wing two signiﬁcant ﬁgures. . .90 .
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f Problem 26 62 Description: Part of a long wire is bent into a semicircle of radius a, as in the ﬁgure . A current] ﬂows in the direction shown. (a) Use the BiotSavart law to ﬁnd the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld at the center of the semicircle (point P). (b) Find Part of a long wire is bent into a semicircle of radius a, as in the ﬁgure . A current } ﬂows in the direction shown. Use the BiotSavart law to ﬁnd the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld at the center of the semicircle (point P). i Express your amwer in terms of the variables I, a, and cotant W ANSWER: Part B
Find the direction of the magnetic ﬁeld at the center of the semicircle (point P). {2:
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The rmgnetic ﬁeld is directed out of the page. i““scywnvmwwwwmw to Problem 26.87 Description: A straight segment of wire of length L, extending along the x axis from x_0 to x_0+L carries a steady currentl inthe +x direction (fed by other wires not under consideration). It's known that the magnetic ﬁeld at the
aim 0,y in the xy plane due i g P g A straight segment of wire of length L, extending along the x axis from Jigs to a“; ~§~ 15., carries a steady current I in the “é‘ y direction (fed by other wires not under consideration). It’s known that the magnetic ﬁeld at the point {i}, g} A
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W m + f»? r 2f) «a a? Use the result above to ﬁnd the magnitude of the magnetic ﬁeld at the center of a square loop of side a carrying current I . : Express your answer in terms of f, a and cotant w. :
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i A singleturn wire loop is 2.8 cm in diameter and carries a 620 am current ‘ Summary 0 of 12 dens couplets (0% avg. score
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