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This interactive tutorial offers explanations of magnetic inductance, Faraday's experiments, and Lenz's Law. Several simulations illustrate the principles of magnetic fields, Faraday's Law, self-inductance effects, and applications of inductance. The text describes the physics illustrated by the simulations.
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Topic: Electromagnetism and Electromagnets Unit Title: Electromagnetic Induction
Inductance is a property of an electric circuit in which a changing magnetic field creates an electromotive force in that circuit or in a nearby circuit. This interactive tutorial for beginning physics students offers comprehensive explanations of magnetic inductance, including sections on Faraday's experiments and Lenz's Law. Five java simulations illustrate Faraday's Law, self-inductance effects, and patterns of magnetic field lines.
Davidson, Michael. Molecular Expressions: Electricity and Magnetism - Inductance. 1999. 28 July 2003. National Science Foundation. 3 Aug. 2015 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/electricity/inductance.html>.
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