Induction and Inductance

Lenz’s Law

Lenz’s Law Soon after Faraday proposed his law of induction. Heinrich Friedrich Lenz devised a rule-now known as Lenz’s law-for determining the direction of an induced current in a loop:   An induced current has a direction such  that the magnetic field due to the current opposes the change in the magnetic flux that induces the current. Furthermore, …

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