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Magnetic Forces

Terms and Formulae

Introduction and Summary

Definition of the Magnetic Field

Terms

Magnetic Field  -  The field created by moving charges
First Right Hand Rule  -  The rule that describes the direction of the force, given a magnetic field and velocity of a charged particle
Current  -  Multiple moving charges.

Formulae

 
Formula for the force felt by a moving charge in a magnetic field F = =
 
Formula for the total force felt by a charge in a magnetic and electric field F = qE +
 
Formula for the force felt by a length of wire in a magnetic field F =

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