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Problem: A current carrying wire is in a uniform magnetic field B. Under which circumstances does the force generated by the field on the current carrying wire become zero?

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Magnetic force on a current-carrying conductor:

FB=BiLsinθ

The force on the wire will be zero if i = 0 or sinθ = 0

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A current carrying wire is in a uniform magnetic field B. Under which circumstances does the force generated by the field on the current carrying wire become zero?

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