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Learning Exercise: Magnetism Web Assignment No. 5

Title:
Magnetism Web Assignment No. 5
Material:
Description:
Web assignment using an embedded applet by Wolfgang Christian. User is shown a current source, for which he is asked questions about the resulting magnetic field.
Course: Second semester, introductory physics.

Info

Submitted by:
John Walkup
Date Last Modified:
June 05, 2001

Exercise

See http://www.nhn.ou.edu/demonstrations/WebAssignments/Magnetism005.htm

Categories

Audience

No audiences defined for this Learning Exercise

Topics

Magnetic field, Biot-Savart law, long straight wire.

Requirements

Right-hand rule, basic electrostatics, especially the Biot-Savart law.

Learning Objectives

To understand the meaning of the Biot-Savart law and how an electric current produces a magnetic field.