Home L.C. Physics L.C. Physics Revision J.C. Physics J.C. Biology J.C. Chemistry Applied Maths Contact

Current in a Magnetic field

To Demonstrate the Magnetic Effect of an Electric Current
Close the switch and notice the compass deflect micro.magnet.fsu.edu
3 Star
       
Fleming's Left Hand Rule (FBI)
Check it out using your left hand - don't forget to say "stick 'em up, I'm a left-handed FBI agent"! walter-fendt.de
4 Star
Simple animation Link From absorblearning.com
may only work with Internet Explorer
4 Star
How a speaker works
MyYoutube. 5:30
Lightbulb in a magnetic field MyYoutube. 1:30  
Messing with a CRT and a magnet From MIT tech tv 4 Star
More messing This time YouTube. 4 minutes. Pretty 4 Star
Something similar
Youtube. 1:30
4 Star
       
Motor
Force, Current and Magnetic Field are indicated
walter-fendt.de
4 Star
The world's simplest Motor
Youtube. 20 seconds. Damned tricky to make
4 Star
Variation on the above
Youtube. 50 seconds.
4 Star
Our attempt at this. MyYoutube. 4 mins. Has other bits n bobs too  
The world's simplest electric train Youtube. 2 mins. 4 Star
The magnev train YouTube. 4 minutes. 4 Star
       
F = Bqv formula Nice animation to help with the derivation
may only work with Internet Explorer
3 Star
Why a charged particle moves in a circle
Nice animation to help explain the concept. Youtube. 15 seconds.
4 Star
Charge moving at right angles to a magnetic field - results in them moving in a circular path Link From surendranath.org 4 Star
Another animation showing the motion of charges in a magnetic field. Notice the different radii associated with particles travelling at different velocities From absorblearning.com
may only work with Internet Explorer
4 Star
       
Magnetic field surrounding parallel wires
Beautiful animation of the magnetic field associated with two long parallel wires. Check out the other simulations while you're there. From web.mit.edu

4 Star

Demo of forces between two parallel conductors
Short video of the real thing from MIT tech tv. Depending on your browser it may need to be downloaded first
4 Star