Physics

A common pickup for an electric guitar consists of a coil of wire around a small permanent magnet. Why will this type of pickup fail with nylon strings?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. electrical circuit

    A 72-ohm coil of wire is connected in series with an adjustable resistor (rheostat) whose resistance can be varied from 0 to 88 ohms. If the line potential is 115 volts, calculate (a) the range through which the coil current can

  2. physical science

    The heating elements of an electric toaster is typically made of nichrome wire (an alloy of nickel and chromium). As current passes through the wires, the wires heat up, thus toasting the toast. Estimate the overall resistance of

  3. Physics

    A coil of wire with 200 circular turns of radius of 3 cm is in a uniform magnetic field along the axis of the coil. the coil has R=40 ohms. At what rate, in Teslas per second, must the magnetic field be changing to induce a

  4. physics

    A length of wire carrying a current i and bent into a circular coil of one turn.The same length of wire has been out to give a coil of 5 turns, each of 1\5 the original radius.If Ba and Bb are the magnitudes of the magnetic fields

  1. physics

    There are four coils of wire being used as electromagnets. They all have the same size and are made up of the same material but have a different number of loops. Which coil will produce a magnetic field with the maximum strength

  2. Physics- Magnetic Field inside of coil

    Current flows through the wire coil in the direction shown by the arrows. What is the direction of the magnetic field inside the coil? (Image shows arrow pointing up into the right side of the coil and pointing down at the left

  3. Physics

    A transformer consists of 275 primary windings and 834 secondary windings. If the potential difference across the primary coil is 25 V, (a) What is the voltage across the secondary coil? (b) what is the effective load resistance

  4. science

    The secondary coil consists of 20 loops and has an output voltage of 80 V. If the primary coil had 100 loops, what was the voltage across the primary coil? 400 V 80 V 25 V 20 V

  1. physics

    Need help on which formulas I use to solve problems? A coil of wire with 200 circular turns of radius 3.00 cm is in a uniform magnetic field along the axis of the coil. The coil has R = 40.0 ohms. At what rate, in teslas per

  2. Science

    The primary coil consists of 2 loops and there is a voltage of 6 V across the coil. If the secondary coil consists of 10 loops, what is the induced voltage? 30 V 11 V 3.3 V 6 V

  3. Statistics

    4. A coil of wire has 600 metres of wire. Suppose there are 20 nicks (the most common problem with wire) are randomly distributed on a coil. a) What is the probability that in a 60 metre length of wire there will be at least 3

  4. physics

    An insulated copper wire is wrapped around an iron nail. The resulting coil of wire consists of 240 turns of wire that cover 1.8 cm of the nail, as shown in the figure . A current of 0.61 A passes through the wire. if the

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.