This web page is an interactive physics simulation on magnetic fields and forces. The user can create a magnetic field and place in it current carrying wires. The simulation will display the field these wires create, and the forces they experience. Double-clicking the mouse at any point on the field will produce a field line passing through that point.
This item is part of a larger collection of introductory physics simulations developed by the author. See Related items on this page for a link to the full collection of simulations on Electricity and Magnetism by the author.
%0 Electronic Source %A Duffy, Andrew %D April 20, 2001 %T Boston University Physics Applets: Magnetic Field Demonstration 2 %V 2015 %N 28 November 2015 %8 April 20, 2001 %9 application/java %U http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/java/BFielda7.html
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This is the full index of interactive Java simulations by the same author on Electricity and Magnetism. This particular collection is devoted to topics typically covered in a second semester introductory physics class.
This is the companion applet, "Magnetic Field Demonstration", in which users can add currents coming into or out of a simulated grid and see the fields created. Included is a selection of pre-created fields, including bar magnets, loops, opposing magnets, and coils.