PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II

Short Solenoid

Preparation for Lab Exercise 9

Many textbooks derive the dependence of the on-axis field at a point x from the center of a so-called short solenoid of length 2L and radius R. HRW chooses neither to derive it nor to provide it as a homework exercise! So what is it?

Last updated Oct. 29, 1997.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1997.