Announcements. EXAM 2 will be returned TOMORROW! Homework for tomorrow… (Ch. 32, CQ5) Office hours… MW 12:30-1:30 pm TR 9-10 am F 10-11 am Tutorial Learning Center (TLC) hours: M 8 -1 pm, 3-6 pm, W 8-1 pm, 2-6 pm TR 8-6 pm, F 8-2 pm. Chapter 32. The Magnetic Field
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(Ch. 32, CQ5)
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The Magnetic Field
(Magnetism & The Discovery of the Magnetic Field)
The north pole of a compass needle is attracted toward the geographic north pole of the earth. The earth is a big magnet!
The geographic north pole is:
If the bar magnet is flipped over and the south pole is brought near the hanging ball, the ball will be
The compass needle can rotate on a pivot in a horizontal plane. If a positively charged rod is brought near, as shown, the compass needle will
If a bar magnet is cut in half, you end up with
In 1819, Hans Christian Oersted discovered that an electric current in a wire causes a compass to turn.
The right-hand rule determines the orientation of the compass needles to the direction of the current.
Magnetism requires a 3D perspective, but 2D figures are easier to draw.
A long, straight wire extends into and out of the screen.
The current in the wire is
Define the magnetic field, , as having the following properties:
The field is weakerat greater distances from the current-carrying wire.
Magnetic field lines…
are imaginary lines drawn through a region of space so that:
The magnetic field of a charged particle q moving with velocity v is given by:
given by the right-hand rule.
The permeability constant: