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Ch 13: Magnetic Effect of Current

About This Chapter

You can use the content of this chapter to learn more about the magnetic effect of current as you prepare for a test or get ready for a class discussion. The short lessons are available anytime and focus on topics such as uses for solenoids, the creation of magnetic fields and Lenz's law.

Magnetic Effect of Current- Chapter Summary

These lessons will address significant information about magnetic effect of current, including the origin of magnetic fields and the influence of magnetic forces on moving charges. You can explore examples of the Biot-Savard Law and learn about motional electromagnetic force. The lessons are aimed at helping you to:

  • Recall how magnetic fields are created
  • Identify what the Biot-Savart law is
  • Understand the relationship between solenoids and electromagnets
  • Review the factors that affect magnetic forces
  • Learn more about electromagnetic induction
  • Provide an example of a magnetic force between two parallel conductors
  • Explore the conversion process into ammeter and voltmeter

We have knowledgeable and professional instructors teaching the lessons in this chapter. Multiple-choice quizzes accompany each lesson, giving you the chance to test your knowledge on the topics that you are studying. You can take these quizzes as many times as you need to until you feel confident that you have mastered the material in the chapter.

6 Lessons in Chapter 13: Magnetic Effect of Current
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How Magnetic Fields Are Created

1. How Magnetic Fields Are Created

Have you ever wondered how magnetic fields are created? In this lesson, we'll discuss the very simple answer to this question and look at how electric current can be used to make electromagnets, which have many everyday applications.

The Biot-Savart Law: Definition & Examples

2. The Biot-Savart Law: Definition & Examples

After watching this lesson you will be able to explain what the Biot-Savart Law is, and use the simplified version to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

What is Solenoid? - Definition, Uses & Examples

3. What is Solenoid? - Definition, Uses & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn what a solenoid is, how it relates to electromagnets, and how it is used in a few real-life situations. A short quiz will follow.

How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges

4. How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges

A magnetic field exerts a force on a moving charged particle in ways that you might not expect. In this lesson, we're going to look at the direction of this force and the factors that affect its strength.

Lenz's Law, Magnetic Flux and Motional EMF

5. Lenz's Law, Magnetic Flux and Motional EMF

Did you know that you can produce electricity by simply moving a magnet? In this lesson, learn more about electromagnetic induction and how electricity is generated.

Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors

6. Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors

Electricity and magnetism are closely related. There are many interesting phenomenon resulting from the two. In this lesson, we will investigate how a magnetic force acts on parallel current-carrying conductors.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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