The effects due to the interaction of a current

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The effects due to the interaction of a current-carrying loop with a magnetic field have many applications, some as common as the electric motor. This problem illustrates the basic principles of this interaction. Consider a current that flows in a plane rectangular current loop with height = 4.00 and horizontal sides = 2.00 . ( Intro 1 figure ) The loop is placed into a uniform magnetic field in such a way that the sides of length are perpendicular to , and there is an angle
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Unformatted text preview: between the sides of length and , as shown in the figures. Will the interaction of the current through the loop with the magnetic field cause the loop to rotate? Yes, the net torq and tends to rota decreasing angle Yes, the net torque acting on the loop is positive and tends to rota increasing angle (counterclockwise). No, the net torque acting on the loop is zero and the loop is in eq No, the net force acting on the loop is zero and the loop is in equ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course PHYSICS PHY 2020 taught by Professor Loats during the Spring '10 term at CSU San Bernardino.

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