Lecture Demonstrations
Lecture Demonstrations

Electricity and Magnetism

Magnetic Fields and Forces

Force on current carrying wire near magnet

Used to show the force acting on a current carrying wire in a magnetic field.

APPARATUS:
LOCATION:
     Varialbe magnet
N2
     Battery
O6
     Wire  


Setup the demo as shown in the figure. Show that the wire moves when it is connected to the battery.

photo: force on current