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Magnetic Field B

By November 25, 2022No Comments

An (MFB) Magnetic Field B is a vector field that describes the physical phenomenon of magnetism. It is produced by moving electric charges and it affects the behavior of moving particles in a magnetic field. The strength and direction of a magnetic field B at any given point are described by its magnitude and direction.

The SI Unit for measuring magnetic fields is the tesla (T), which represents the strength of the field. The tesla can be further divided into smaller units such as the gauss (G). One tesla equals 10,000 gausses. Magnetic fields can also be measured in terms of amperes per meter (A/m). Magnetic fields are important in many areas of science and technology, including electromagnetism, particle physics, nuclear fusion, MRI scanners, and electrical motors.

A magnetic field is a vector field that describes the magnetic force on moving electric charges. The SI Unit for measuring a magnetic field is the Tesla, which can be seen in equations as the capital letter B. A permanent magnet creates its own magnetic field, which we can observe when it interacts with other magnets or objects made of ferromagnetic materials like iron. Moving electric charges also create their own magnetic fields, and these are typically much stronger than those generated by permanent magnets.

The strength of a magnet’s field is measured in Teslas – named after Nikola Tesla who pioneered work on electricity and magnetism in the late 1800s. The Earth’s magnetic field is about 0.5 Gauss, or 0500 microteslas (µT). To give you an idea of how strong this actually is: if you took two very strong bar magnets and placed them at either end of a coil of wire with an electric current running through it – you would only get about 1% of the Earth’s field strength! So, our planet has quite a powerful magnetic field!

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