# Physics Tutorial 16.3 - Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Wire. Ampere's Force

There are 5 lessons in this physics tutorial covering Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Wire. Ampere's Force. The tutorial starts with an introduction to Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Wire. Ampere's Force and is then followed with a list of the separate lessons, the tutorial is designed to be read in order but you can skip to a specific lesson or return to recover a specific physics lesson as required to build your physics knowledge of Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Wire. Ampere's Force. you can access all the lessons from this tutorial below.

In this Physics tutorial, you will learn:

• What is Ampere's Force? How it is calculated?
• How to determine the direction of magnetic force produced when a current carrying wire is inserted inside a magnetic field?
• How to calculate the magnetic force produced between two current carrying wires?
• What happens when a current carrying loop is inserted inside a uniform magnetic field?
• What is electric motor and how does it work?

## Introduction

What effect does a magnetic field cause on magnetic materials? Why does this occur?

How does the interacting ability of magnetic materials changes when we increase the strength of magnetic field? What about current? How does it affect this ability?

In this tutorial, we will discuss about the magnetic force caused by a current carrying wire. It is a known fact that force is a vector quantity, i.e. it has a direction. This means besides the calculation of magnetic force, you will learn how to determine its direction as well. This is particularly useful when trying to operate dynamic devices using electromagnetism such as electric motors.

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16.3Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Wire. Ampere's Force
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16.3.1Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Wire. Ampere's Force
16.3.2The Direction of Magnetic Force. Fleming's Left Hand Rule
16.3.3Magnetic Force between two Parallel Current Carrying Conducting Wires
16.3.4Magnetic Force on a Current Carrying Loop. The Motor Effect
16.3.5Electric Motor

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