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Electricity & Magnetism

Magnetic Field around a straight wire carrying a current

Product Code: ELE0017

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Files: 2 Quicktime files (512 X 342 pixels, totaling 400 Kb) and 2 AVI files (512 X 340 pixels, totaling 800 Kb).

Description: A straight wire carries an electric current symbolized by several little red spheres in motion (from left to right on the illustration below). Circular magnetic field lines are shown around the wire. In a second movie, the direction of current and magnetic field are reversed.

Magnetic field around a straight wire carrying a current

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