Force between parallel currents#

Two long, straight wires are parallel and \({{ params_d }}\rm\ cm\) apart.

Part 1#

If each wire carries a current of \({{ params_I }}\rm\ A\) in opposite directions, what is the magnetic force per meter exerted on each wire?

Answer Section#

Part 2#

Do the wire attract or repel eachother?

Answer Section#

  • Attract

  • Repel



Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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