Magnetic Force between Parallel Conductors

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Magnetic Force between Parallel Conductors

Each wire creates a magnetic field around the wire.  The force between the two wires is related to the current of the wires and the distance between the wires.

Magnetic Force between Parallel Conductors Formula

\(\large{ F_m  =  \frac {  \mu_o    I_1  I_2  }   {  2 \pi  d }  }\)         

Where:

\(\large{ F_m }\) = magnetic force

\(\large{ d }\) = distance between the wires

\(\large{ I_1 }\) = wire current (amp) 1

\(\large{ I_2 }\) = wire current (amp) 2

\(\large{ \pi }\) = PI

\(\large{ \mu_o }\)  (Greek symbol mu) = magnetic constant (\(12.566370614e-7 N A^{-2}\) )

 

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