Physics

A single-turn square loop of side L is centered on the axis of a long solenoid. In addition, the plane of the square loop is perpendicular to the axis of the solenoid. The solenoid has 1490 turns per meter and a diameter of 6.00 cm, and carries a current of 2.46 A. Find the magnetic flux through the loop in each of the following.
a) L = 3cm
b) L = 6cm
c) L = 12cm

I found a to be 4.15e-6, b to be 1.66e-5 and c to be 6.63e-5, but only a is right. the answers are within ten percent of 1.2e-5 and are the same answer but I can't find what they should be. Please someone help soon.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 729
  1. Hmmm. A is right, you say.

    The area of L^2 in a is 9cm^2
    the area of the solenoid is 9PI

    Area outside the solenoid does not contain the inner field.

    b. Flux=4.15E-6* 9PI/9=4.15E-6*PI=1.304E-5

    That is 8 percent higher than 1.2E-5

    Now, larger L does not contain any more flux, as the flux is contained within the solnoid

    Think about this, I may not be understanding the problem.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 1
    👨‍🏫
    bobpursley

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. College Physics

    A student of mass M = 82 kg takes a ride in a frictionless loop-the-loop at an amusement park. The radius of the loop-the-loop is R = 15 m. The force due to the seat on the student at the top of the loop-the-loop is FN = 696 N and

  2. Physics

    An aluminum ring of radius 5.00 cm and resistance 2.00 10-4 Ω is placed around the top of a long air-core solenoid with 997 turns per meter and a smaller radius of 3.00 cm, as in the figure below. If the current in the solenoid

  3. Physics - Electromagnetism

    A square loop (length along one side = 20 cm) rotates in a constant magnetic field which has a magnitude of 2.0 T. At an instant when the angle between the field and the normal to the plane of the loop is equal to 20 and

  4. Physics

    A 550 turn solenoid is 15 cm long. The current in it is 33 A. A 3.0 cm long straight wire cuts through the center of the solenoid, along a diameter. This wire carries a 22 A current downward( and is connected by other wires that

  1. Physics

    A long wire carries a current of 20 A along the directed axis of a long solenoid. The field due to the solenoid is 4 mT. Find the field at a point 3 mm from the solenoid axis.

  2. PHYSICSI

    The rotating loop in an AC generator is a square 11.0 cm on a side. It is rotated at 60.0 Hz in a uniform field of 0.800 T. Calculate the following quantities as functions of time t, where t is in seconds. (a) the flux through the

  3. physics

    You have two cylindrical solenoids, one inside the other, with the two cylinders concentric. The outer solenoid has length ℓouter = 400 mm, radius R outer = 50 mm, and N outer = 2000 windings. The inner solenoid has length

  4. physics

    You have two cylindrical solenoids, one inside the other, with the two cylinders concentric. The outer solenoid has length â„“outer = 400 mm, radius Router = 50 mm, and Nouter = 2000 windings. The inner solenoid has length

  1. Physics

    A 2.00 cm x 2.00 cm square loop of wire with resistance 1.30×10^−2 Ohms is parallel to a long straight wire. The near edge of the loop is 1.00 cm from the wire. The current in the wire is increasing at the rate of 110 A/s. What

  2. Physics

    I THINK SOMEONE HAS THIS SAME QUETION! A massless spring of constant k = 91.0 N/m is fixed on the left side of a level track. A block of mass m = 0.50 kg is pressed against the spring and compresses it a distance of d. The block

  3. Physics

    A square, 0.52 m on a side, is mounted so that it can rotate about an axis that passes through the center of the square. This axis is perpendicular to the plane of the square. A force of 15.0 N lies in this plane and is applied to

  4. Physics

    A long solenoid has 1400 turns per meter of length, and it carries a current of 2.0 A. A small circular coil of wire is placed inside the solenoid with the normal to the coil oriented at an angle of 90.0˚ with respect to the axis

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