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Name: Torque on a Current Loop: Motors and Meters
ID: m42380
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe how motors and meters work in terms of torque on a current loop.
  • Calculate the torque on a current-carrying loop in a magnetic field.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
Keywords: Magnet, Magnetic field, Magnetic force, Meter, Motor
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

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

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:05 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 11, 2012 5:02 pm -0500

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Version: 1.2 Jun 11, 2012 5:02 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 5:55 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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