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Postby TGTS0907129» Foucault currents

Explain the term Foucault currents

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When a large block of conducting substance is moved through a nonunifrom magnetic field or when in any manner there is a changer, induced currents will exist in eddies through the solid mass. These are referred to as eddy currents. This effect was discovered by the physicist Foucault (1819-1816), and the currents are sometimes referred to as “Foucault currents”.

By TGTT24071251 on 9/17/2015 10:06:58 PM
TGTS0907129 on 9/17/2015 9:54:10 PM
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