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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Interaction of Coils

PIRA 5H40.15

Image:

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Description:

Two coils aligned on axis will repel or attract one another according to the orientation of their respective magnetic fields.

Recipe and
Location:

Two Coils w/String
Table Clamp
Table Rob
Rod Clamp
Small Rod
Power Supply
Leads

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Attracting Coils
Repelling Coils

Real Video:

Attracting Coils
Repelling Coils

Notes:

None at the time.

 

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