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The Magnetic Force Three Wires model investigates the force between long straight current-carrying wires. Initially, the simulation shows a cross-section view of three long straight parallel wires, each on the corner of an equilateral triangle. The wires carry currents that have different magnitudes, and the currents are directed either into or out of the page. The task in this simulation is to rank the wires based on the magnitude of their currents, from largest to smallest.

The Magnetic Force Three Wires model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_bu_Three_Wires.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
= Ampere's Law
= Fields and Currents
= Magnetic Fields
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Keywords:
Ampere's Law, EJS, Faraday's Law, computer model, current, magnet, magnetic field, magnetic force, magnetism, ranking task
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Metadata instance created September 14, 2009 by Elijah Lee
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Author: vraman raman
Posted: November 3, 2011 at 11:57AM

very useful points for upgraderation to knowledge. thanks

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Author: Bruce, ComPADRE Dir
Posted: Nov 03, 2011 at 12:25PM

This does make one think about how the magnetic forces between wires work. Thanks for the comment.

> On Nov 03, 2011, vraman raman posted:
>
> very useful
> points for upgraderation to knowledge. thanks

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Magnetic Force Three Wires Model:

Is Based On Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Boston University Physics Easy Java Simulation: Magnetic Force- Three Wires.

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