Force on a conductor

When a current passes through a conductor, a magnetic field is produced. When this conductor is passed through another magnetic field, they react depending on the direction of current flow. The use of Fleming's left hand rule is used to determine the direction that the conductor will travel in. The principle forms the fundamental beginnings of understanding how an electrical induction motor works.

Questions on force on a conductor appear in the 2330-202, 2330-203, 2330-301 and the 2357-309 exams.




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