This problem requires us to remember the concept of magnetic flux in a solenoid, given by:
, where B is the magnetic field and A is the area.
Magnetic field due to solenoid:
, where i is current, N is the number of turns, and L is the length of the solenoid.
A solenoidal coil with 25 turns of wire is wound tightly around another coil with 320 turns. The inner solenoid is 23.0cm long and has a diameter of 2.00 cm. At a certain time, the current in the inner solenoid is 0.150A and is increasing at a rate of 1600A/s
Part A. For this time, calculate the average magnetic flux through each turn of the inner solenoid.
Part B. For this time, calculate the mutual inductance of the two solenoids;
Part C. For this time, calculate the emf induced in the outer solenoid by the changing current in the inner solenoid.
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