Centrifugal Force in the Electric Circuit
|Title||Centrifugal Force in the Electric Circuit|
|Journal||General Science Journal|
|No. of pages||7|
The centrifugal force is heavily involved in electromagnetism. It is involved in the magnetic force that acts on a current carrying wire and it is also involved in the electromotive force that induces an electric current in a wire that is moving in a magnetic field. In the former case it is a simple centrifugal force of the kind that keeps the planets in orbit, whereas in the latter case it is a compound centrifugal force which bears close similarities to the transverse Coriolis force that acts in non-circular planetary orbits and in all vortex phenomena.