Unformatted text preview: French Revolution 5. Describe the magnetic field produced around a current carrying wire: Circulates around the wire. The strength depends on the distance from the wire. Direction of field is related to direction of current. 6. How is the Amp defined? Unit of electric current, forced between two wires. 7. Ampere’s Law states that all magnetism is electrical in origin. 8. In Ampere’s time, what invisible medium was believed to carry light through space? Luminiferous Ether....
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- Summer '08
- Physics, Magnetic Field, Ampere, Mai Nguyen Class