Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 21 - Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law - Questions: 16

Answer

A slotted bar interferes with the formation of eddy currents.

Work Step by Step

Eddy currents slow the bar’s fall through the magnetic field. The slots in the pivoted bar prevent the formation of large-area eddy currents, so a slotted bar falls more quickly through the B field than a solid bar.
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