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Magnetic Fields - P2, week 3

Magnetic Fields - P2, week 3

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Magnetism
 
Rocksthatcoulda-ractorpusheachotherwerefoundinancient5mesneartheGreekregionofMagnesia
 
Proper5esofmagne5teorealsoknowntoancientChinese
 
PeterPeregrinus‘Onthemagnet’(1269)
 
WilliamGilbert‘DeMagnete’(1600)
 
HansOersteddemonstratesmagne5smisrelatedtoelectricity(1820)
 
JamesMaxwelldevelopselectromagne5ctheory
 
Publishes
 ATrea'seonElectricityandMagne'sm
in1873
1
 
Magnetic,ieldpatterns
 
Magne5cfieldsareproducedby
 
Electriccurrentsflowingthroughconductors(electromagnets)
 
Permanentmagnets
 
Thedirec5onofamagne5cfieldisthedirec5onoftheforceonanorthpoleifplacedinthefield
2
 
Magnetic,ieldoftheEarth
 
Tiltedby11.degreesfromdirec5onofspinaxis
 
Magne5cfieldoftheEarthvariesoverlong5mescales
3
Notethatthemagne5cpoleoftheearthclosetothegeographicNorthPoleisactuallyasouthmagne5cpole!

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