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Torque on a Coil
The force of the electromagnetic interaction between a coil and a magnet can be shown with this demonstration. A large coil is suspended over a powerful magnet. The demonstrator switches on a current through the coil and the class observes a rotation of the coil. This rotation aligns the magnetic field generated by the electric current with the magnetic field created by the magnet.
Parts: suspended coil, power supply, large magnet
Setup Time: 15 min.
Quant. in Demo Room: 2
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