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Learning Exercise

Material: Physlet Problems: Magnetic Fields
Submitted by: John Walkup on Jun 05, 2001
Date Last Modified: Jun 05, 2001
Title: Magnetism Web Assignment No. 5
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.
Time Required Under an hour.
Topics: Magnetic field, Biot-Savart law, long straight wire.
Course: Second semester, introductory physics.
Prerequisites Skills: 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.
Text of Learning Exercise: See
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