# What is the magnetic field of a coil wire?

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## What is the magnetic field of a coil wire?

A coil of wire (solenoid) When an electric current flows, the shape of the magnetic field is very similar to the field of a bar magnet. The field inside a solenoid is strong and uniform. The small magnetic field caused by the current in each coil add together to make a stronger overall magnetic field.

## What is the magnetic field due to a finite solenoid?

The magnetic field lines of a finite solenoid form continuous closed loops, unlike the electric dipole.In the infinite solenoid, the lines of the magnetic fields are all parallel to its axis and do not come out from the coil. An infinite solenoid is given by the superposition of two facing semi-infinite solenoids.

## What happens if you move a magnet near a coil of wire?

When a magnet is moved into a coil of wire, changing the magnetic field and magnetic flux through the coil, a voltage will be generated in the coil according to Faraday’s Law. The polarity of the induced emf is such that it produces a current whose magnetic field opposes the change that produces it.

## Does coiling wire increase resistance?

The simple answer is no. Winding wire on a non-ferrous form will not change its resistance. Of course, it all depends on the details. If the wire is uninsulated, and the form is conductive (copper, silver, gold, platinum, etc) the form will short out the wire turns and reduce the total resistance.

## How do you calculate the force of a coil?

The equation for calculating the force on a wire is Force (N) = magnetic flux density (T) × current (A) × length (m) or, in short F = B I L.

## How do you calculate the resistance of a field coil?

R = V(drop)/I = 120V / 2 amp = 60 ohms.

## What is the unit for magnetic field?

tesla

The tesla (symbol T) is the derived SI unit of magnetic flux density, which represents the strength of a magnetic field. One tesla represents one weber per square meter.

## Why is there no magnetic field outside a solenoid?

Magnetic field lines only exist as loops, they cannot diverge from or converge to a point like electric field lines can (see Gauss’s law for magnetism). However, the volume outside the solenoid is much greater than the volume inside, so the density of magnetic field lines outside is greatly reduced.

## What is the formula for magnetic field due to infinite solenoid?

∮→B⋅d→l=∫1→B⋅d→l=Bl. Figure 12.7. 2: The path of integration used in Ampère’s law to evaluate the magnetic field of an infinite solenoid.