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The Magnetic Field Existing in a Region is Given by → B = B 0 ( 1 + X 1 ) → K . a Square Loop of Edge L and - Physics

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The magnetic field existing in a region is given by  `vecB = B_0(1 + x/1)veck` . A square loop of edge l and carrying a current i, is placed with its edges parallel to the xy axes. Find the magnitude of the net magnetic force experienced by the loop.

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Solution

Given:
Magnetic field, `vecB = B_0(1 + x/1)veck`
Length of the edge of a square loop = l
Electric current flowing through it = i
As per the question, the loop is placed with its edges parallel to the XY axes.


In the figure, arrow denotes the direction of force on different sides of the square.
The net magnetic force experienced by the loop,
`vecF = ivecl  xx vecB`
Force on AB:
Consider a small element of length dx at a distance x from the origin on line AB.
Force on this small element,
dF = iB_0 on the full length of AB,
FAB = \[\int\limits_{x=0}^{x=0}\] iB_0 `(1 + x/l)`

      = `iB_0` \[\int\limits_{x=0}^{x=0}\] `(dx + 1/l xdx)`
      = `iB_0(l + 1/2)`

      = `(3iBgl)/(2)`
Force on AB will be acting downwards.
Similarly, force on CD,
`F_2 = iB_0 (l + l/2)`

       `=(3iBgl)/(2)`
Force on AB will be acting downwards.
Similarly, force on CD,
`F_2 = iB_0 (l + 1/2)`
      = `(3iBgl)/2`
So, the net vertical force = F1  F2 = 0
Force on AD,
`F_4 = iB_0l (1 + 1/l)`
       = 2iB0l
Force on BC
`F_4 = iB_0l(1 + 1/l)`
=2iB0l
So, the net horizontal force = F4F3 = iB0l

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HC Verma Class 11, Class 12 Concepts of Physics Vol. 2
Chapter 12 Magnetic Field
Q 27 | Page 232
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