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(a) The hot and neutral wires supplying DC power to a

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(a) The hot and neutral wires supplying DC power to a light-rail commuter train carry 800 A and are separated by 75.0 cm. What is the magnitude and direction of the force between 50.0 m of these wires? (b) Discuss the practical consequences of this force, if any.

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Solution 50PE

  1.  Force is  8.53 N and it is repulsive
  2. Here the current are in opposite directions, so the force between wires is repulsive, therefore there is no risk of wire touching and short circuit.

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Textbook: College Physics
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Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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