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What is Eddy Current?

Eddy currents are circulating currents induced in the body of a solid conductor whenever the magnetic flux linked with it changes. It is called EDDY CURRENT because they are like eddies formed in water. Also read http://askphysics.com/ask-physics/eddy-currents-applications/

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What are the similarities and differences in magnetic and electric field?

Similarities and differences in magnetic and electric field (Dilpreet posted this question)
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 Both electric and magnetic field are conservative forcesBoth obey inverse square law
Both are non contact forces (Forces can be exert…

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Eddy currents and applications

What ere Eddy currents and what is their application?
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Eddy currents (also called Foucault currents) are currents induced in conductors, when the magnetic flux linked with a solid conductor changes. The change in magnetic flux can …