How to Reduce the Strength of a Magnetic Field?

Answer A magnetic field is a vector quantity produced by a magnetic material or electromagnet. Both of these devices are normally consisting of the elements iron, cobalt and nickel. Both types of magnetic... Read More »

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What affects the strength of a magnetic field?

Both permanent magnets and electromagnets produce magnetic fields. Many factors determine a magnet's strength, including its material, the distance from the magnet, and the construction and electri... Read More »

How to Determine the Direction of a Magnetic Field?

Magnetic fields surround you all the time. The Earth is one giant magnet, creating a huge magnetic field that protects everyone on the planet from the radiation and solar storms from the sun. Magne... Read More »

Magnetic Field Shielding: A Tutorial?

If you have large speakers next to your television, you may have noticed that they cause a distortion in the TV picture. If you are an audiophile living near power lines or an industrial plant, you... Read More »

How do I reverse permanent field magnetic motors?

Turn off the power to the motor. The motor should have a positive terminal and a negative terminal: Reverse the wire connections to these terminals: Connect the positive wire to the negative termin... Read More »