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LORENTZ FORCE

 

LORENTZ FORCE

APPLICATION: ELECTRIC MOTOR

 

 

Description: Interactive flash animation to learn the principle of the electric motor as an application of the Lorentz force/Laplace force.

 

Definitions

Lorentz force: the force which is exerted by a magnetic field on a moving electric charge.

Laplace force: the force applied on a conductor traversed by an electric current, in a magnetic field.

 

flash animation         .exe (Windows)         .app (Mac)

 

 

 

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