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Magnetic Force Three Wires Model
written by Andrew Duffy
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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Source Code for the Magnetic Force Three Wires model. The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the model. Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.
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Last Modified: April 13, 2010
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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.relation by Wolfgang Christian
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