PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II

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[square falling out of B] A vertical square loop (side 10 cm) formed from 18-gauge copper wire is falling from a region of magnetic field strength 1.2 T directed horizontally as shown. What is the terminal velocity of the loop?

You may wish to refer to Properties of Copper Wire for additional information.

Last updated Nov. 13, 1997.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1997.