# How to test electromagnetism avoiding circular reasoning?

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## Does magnetic force cause circular motion?

The magnetic force is perpendicular to the velocity, so velocity changes in direction but not magnitude. The result is uniform circular motion. (Note that because the charge is negative, the force is opposite in direction to the prediction of the right-hand rule.)

## Are magnetic fields always circular?

Magnetic field lines aren’t always circular it’s just that the most simple magnetic fields (those around wires or solenoids) are circular or elliptical. Really though, magnetic field shapes are just dependent on the movement and distribution of charge.

## How do you prove electromagnetic induction?

Move the magnet slowly to and from one end of the electromagnet, noting the polarity and magnitude of the induced voltage. Experiment with moving the magnet, and discover for yourself what factor(s) determine the amount of voltage induced. Try the other end of the coil and compare results.

## How do you investigate magnetic field patterns?

Detecting magnetic fields

1. place the plotting compass near the magnet on a piece of paper.
2. mark the direction the compass needle points.
3. move the plotting compass to many different positions in the magnetic field, marking the needle direction each time.
4. join the points to show the field lines.

## Why do electrons move in a circular path in a magnetic field?

When a charged particle moves at right angles to a magnetic field, the magnetic force on the particle is perpendicular to both its direction of motion and the magnetic field. This can result in circular motion.

## Why is magnetic field circular?

The magnetic field produced due to a straight current carrying conductor is in the form of concentric circles. The centre of the circles lies on the conductor itself and are in the plane perpendicular to the straight conductor. This implies that the magnetic field produced due to straight current is circular.

## What is Faraday experiment?

Faraday’s experiment : Induction from a magnet moving through a coil. The key experiment which lead Michael Faraday to determine Faraday’s law was quite simple. It can be quite easily replicated with little more than household materials. Faraday used a cardboard tube with insulated wire wrapped around it to form a coil …

## How does Faraday’s experiment work?

Faraday connected his apparatus to a battery, which sent electricity through the wire creating a magnetic field around it. This field interacted with the field around the magnet and caused the wire to rotate clockwise. This discovery led Faraday to contemplate the nature of electricity.

## How do you test Faraday’s Law?

Your first task is to observe Faraday’s/Lenz’ Law in action. To observe these laws, simply connect the coil to the multimeter and examine what happens to the emf when the magnet is in motion through the coil.

## Can the objects in rotational motion create a magnetic field?

A rapidly rotating sphere may itself generate a significant magnetic field, which will affect the sphere’s eddy currents.

## What is responsible for bending the electrons in a circular path?

it is the centripetal force that makes the path of an object into circular path.

## Under which conditions do electrons travel in a circular path?

Answer: if the velocity of charged particle is perpendicular to magnetic field then the particle will move in a circular orbit. Answer: the magnetic field is uniform and perpendicular to the velocity of charged particle.

## Why do charged particles move in a circular path?

If the field is in a vacuum, the magnetic field is the dominant factor determining the motion. Since the magnetic force is perpendicular to the direction of travel, a charged particle follows a curved path in a magnetic field. The particle continues to follow this curved path until it forms a complete circle.

## Can a charged particle move through a magnetic field without experiencing any force if so how if not why not?

Yes, the charged particle can move through magnetic field without experiencing any magnetic force.