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. http://youtu.be/zJ23gmS3KHY Also read http://askphysics.com/ask-physics/eddy-currents-applications/

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

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

Eddy currents and applications

What ere Eddy currents and what is their application? Rahul asked Answer:  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 ...