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Name: Magnetic Field Strength: Force on a Moving Charge in a Magnetic Field
ID: m42372
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe the effects of magnetic fields on moving charges.
  • Use the right hand rule 1 to determine the velocity of a charge, the direction of the magnetic field, and the direction of the magnetic force on a moving charge.
  • Calculate the magnetic force on a moving charge.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: Gauss, Lorentz force, Magnet, Magnetic field, Magnetic field strength, Magnetic force, Magnetism, Right hand rule 1, Tesla
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:03 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 19, 2012 11:31 am -0500

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Version: 1.4 Jul 19, 2012 11:31 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jul 5, 2012 9:26 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 Jun 11, 2012 4:56 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 5:42 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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