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Mag Fields Due to Current Carrying Wires & Perm Magnets

PHY 201 & 231

Lab PDF 1
Lab PDF 2

STUDENTS! In this case, PDF #1 above contains the experimental procedure to be used in class, while PDF #2 is the pre-lab assignment.


Name Location Quantity
Coil, Inductor (Heath/Coilcraft) JE-105A-S53 1 per table
Multimeter, Digital, Extech EX420 - Battery JE-105A-D103 1 per table
Power Supply, Extech (Model #382213) JE-105A-X12/13 1 per table
Wires, Banana, Black, 55cm In Front of JE105, JE107, JE109 2 per table
Wires, Banana, Red, 55cm In Front of JE105, JE107, JE109 2 per table
Magnet, 2.5x2cm, w/ hole JE 105A-S75 1 per table
Compass, Directional, Magnetic JE-105A-S45 1 per table
Wire, Taped to graph paper JE105A-S69 1 per table
Holder, D-Battery, Single JE-105A-D58 1 per table
Galvanometer JE-105A-S46 1 per room
Labpros JE-105A-S154 1 per table
Adapter, USB to LabPro JE-105A-S154 1 per table
Adapters, Labpro Power JE-105A-S154 1 per table
Battery, D 1.5V JE-105A-D57,D100 1 per table
Sensors, Magnetic Field JE-105A-S149 1 per table
Magnet, Ceramic, Dowling, 4.7x2.2cm JE-105A-S75 1 per room
Magnet, Steel, Bar, 15x1.9cm JE-105A-S75 1 per room
Switch, Momentary, Contact Key, Telegraph JE-105A-S147 1 per table


Place magnets on the tables away from the compasses and other sensitive equipment. Use the plastic ones for this set up Use the wire attached to the graph paper in the circuit. Leave the bolts on the tables instead of screwed into the light bulb holders. This ensures the circuit is open. Plug in the inductor coil to the power supply. Use the momentary switch.

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