Astrophysics (index)

Magnetic Flux Density

(B, Magnetic Field, Magnetic Induction, B Field)
(vector field describing magnetism in relation to the Lorentz force)

The Magnetic Flux Density (Magnetic Field, Magnetic Induction, B Field, or B) is a vector field describing magnetic forces in a volume. Its relationship to an electric field (E) is defined by Maxwell's Equations and is illustrated by the Lorentz Force Law:

F = q(E + v x B)
  • F - force on a particle
  • q - electric charge of the particle
  • E - electric field
  • v - velocity of the particle
  • B - Magnetic Flux Density

The unit is the Tesla (T) (SI) or Gauss (G) (CGS).


(physics,magnetism,measure)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_flux_density

Referenced by:
Beta (β)
CGS
Gauss (G)
Magnetic Field Strength (H)
Lorentz Force
Maxwell's Equations
SI
Tesla (T)

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