## What is the direction of magnetic field 5 cm above a conductor carrying current from west to east?

Hence, a direction of a magnetic field will be towards the north.

## What would be the direction magnetic field below 2 m of a wire carrying current in east to west direction?

The current is flowing from East to West. The point is below the power line. Hence, according to Maxwell’s right hand thumb rule, the direction of the magnetic field is towards the South.

## How will you determine the direction of magnetic field due to a current carrying solenoid?

The direction of magnetic field due to a current carrying solenoid can e found out using right hand grip rule. According to this rule, the thumb points towards the N-pole when the current flows in the direction of the curl of the fingers.

## How does the strength of the magnetic field due to a current carrying conductor depend upon?

How does the strength of magnetic field due to a current-carrying conductor depend upon. (i) Strength of magnetic field decreases as the distance from conductor increases. (ii) Strength of magnetic field increases with an increase in the magnitude of current flowing through the conductor.

## How can we find the direction of magnetic field due to a straight current carrying conductor?

The direction of the magnetic field is perpendicular to the wire. If you wrap your right hand’s fingers around the wire with your thumb pointing in the direction of the current, then the direction in which the fingers would curl will give the direction of the magnetic field.

## What does the strength of the magnetic field depend upon?

The strength of the magnetic field depends on the current I in the wire and r, the distance from the wire. If one remembers the case of the electric field of a uniformly charged wire, it also fell as 1/r.

## What is the strength of magnetic field inside a long current carrying straight solenoid?

Answer. Answer: The strength of magnetic field inside a long current carrying straight solenoid is the same at all points.

## When the current in the solenoid is increased where is there an increase in the magnetic field strength?

Strength of the magnetic field can be increased by: increasing the current in the coil. increasing the number of coils in the solenoid; and. using a soft iron core within the solenoid.

## Where is the magnetic field strongest in solenoid?

The magnetic field is strongest inside the coil of a solenoid. Inside the coil of a solenoid the magnetic field lines are uniform and tightly packed…

## What is the direction of the magnetic field inside the solenoid?

Wrap the fingers of your right hand around the solenoid in the direction the current is flowing. The thumb of your right hand will show you the direction of the magnetic field through the form, pointing toward the end where the North magnetic pole will be.

## Why magnetic field is strong inside the solenoid?

When a direct electric current is passed through it, the shape of the magnetic field is very similar to the field of a bar magnet. The field inside a solenoid is strong and uniform. The small magnetic fields caused by the current in each turn of the coil add together to make a stronger overall magnetic field.

## What determines which direction the iron bar moves in a solenoid?

This produces an electromagnetic coil more commonly called a Solenoid. Then every length of wire has the effect of electromagnetism around itself when an electrical current flows through it. The direction of the magnetic field being dependant upon the direction of the flow of current.

## What happens when solenoid is moved quickly towards the bar magnet?

Moving the bar magnet into the solenoid induces an e.m.f. in the solenoid (according to Faraday’s law), and because the circuit is closed, a current flows and a magnetic field is induced.

## What is the direction of the magnetic field?

Magnetic Field of Current The direction of the magnetic field is perpendicular to the wire and is in the direction the fingers of your right hand would curl if you wrapped them around the wire with your thumb in the direction of the current.