# Problem: Write the general equation of magnetic force on a current carrying wire of length L in a magnetic field B such that the magnetic field and the current direction make an angle different that 0 or 180 degrees. Sketch the force vs angle graph.

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Magnetic force on a current-carrying conductor:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{F}}}_{{\mathbf{B}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{B}}{\mathbf{i}}{\mathbf{Lsin\theta }}}$

FB = (BiL)sinθ

The force increases as a function of sinθ

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Write the general equation of magnetic force on a current carrying wire of length L in a magnetic field B such that the magnetic field and the current direction make an angle different that 0 or 180 degrees. Sketch the force vs angle graph.

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