Three infinitely long parallel straight current carrying wires A, B and C are kept at equal distance from each other as shown in the figure. The wire C experiences net force F .The net force on wire C, when the current in wire A is reversed will be

(i) Zero

(ii) $$\dfrac{F}{2}$$

(iii) F

(iv) 2F

Asked by Abhisek | 2 years ago |  100

##### Solution :-

Right answer is (i) Zero

Explanation:-

Let F1 is force per unit, length between A & C

$$F_1=\dfrac{\mu_0}{4\pi}\dfrac{2I\times I}{2r}$$

And F2 is force per unit, length between B & C

$$F_2= \dfrac{\mu_0}{4\pi}\dfrac{I\times I}{2r}$$

Now net force on ‘C’ is per unit length

$$F_1+ F_2= \dfrac{2\mu_0}{4\pi}\dfrac{I^2}{r}=F$$

$$F_1'$$ = Repulsive force between A & C

$$\dfrac{\mu_0}{4\pi}\dfrac{2I^2}{2r}$$

$$F_2' = F_2 =$$ A reactive force between B & C

Net force on $$'C'\;F_1'-F_2'=0$$

$$F_1'=F_2'= \dfrac{\mu_0}{4\pi}\dfrac{2I^2}{2r}$$

Net Force on ‘C’ is zero.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 2 years ago

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