In this lesson on Types of Magnetic Fields, which is part of Unit 3 Area of Study 1 for VCE Physics, you’ll learn how to:
- investigate and apply theoretically and practically a vector field model to magnetic phenomena, including shapes and directions of fields produced by bar magnets, and by current-carrying wires, loops and solenoids
- identify fields as static or changing, and as uniform or non-uniform.
Using Lines to Model Properties of Magnets, Current-Carrying Wires and Solenoids
The following video covers how you can use these lines to model the magnetic field around a solenoid and wire.
The Magnetic Field Produced by Wires and Solenoids
The following two videos explain how these are created by wires and solenoids.
Part 1: Created by a current-carrying wire
Part 2: Through solenoids
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