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Electromagnetic adventures #2: Currents 🔁 Magnets

 

 

 

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Chapters
  • 00:00-02:03 Introduction
  • 02:03-11:37 Electromagnets
  • 11:37-18:07 Electromagnetic induction
  • 18:07-28:48 Eddy currents
  • 28:48-30:30 Conclusion

 

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We created this video for high-school students as a target audience. Therefore, we are using simplified explanations in some situations to make the content more accessible. If you want to dive deeper, you can take a look at the supplementary resources below.

Sources and materials to go further: 
  • [1] Eugenia Etkina, Gorazd Planinsic, Alan Van Heuvelen, College Physics: Explore and Apply, 2nd edition, Chapter 21.
  • [2] The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume II, Chapter 16 Induced Currents & 17 The Laws of Induction.
  • [3] Paul G. Hewitt, Conceptual Physics, 12th edition, Chapter 25.
  • [4] LHC COLLARS - 12 MILLION HIGH TECHNOLOGY GEMS, CERN Bulletin, 08 (2001)
  • [5] Xabier Cid Vidal & Ramon Cid Manzano, Magnetic Dipoles, Taking a closer look at LHC
  • [6] Jean-Michel Courty & Édouard Kierlik, Pouvoirs de l'induction, Pour la Science, 290 (2001).