Courses
Courses for Kids
Free study material
Offline Centres
More
Store

# (A) State Ampere’s circuital law. Use this law to obtain the expression for the magnetic field inside an air cored toroid of average radius r having ‘n’ turns per unit length and carrying a steady current I.(B) An observer to the left of a solenoid of N terms each of cross section area A observes that a steady current I in it flows in the clockwise direction. Depict the magnetic field lines due to the solenoid specifying its polarity and show that it acts as a bar magnet of magnetic moment m = NIA.

Last updated date: 14th Jun 2024
Total views: 342.6k
Views today: 3.42k
Verified
342.6k+ views
Hint: Ampere's Circuital Law states that the closed line integral of magnetic field around a current carrying conductor is equal to absolute permeability times the total current threading the conductor.
$\oint {\mathop B\limits^ \to } .\mathop {dl}\limits^ \to = {\mu _0}{I_{enclosed}}$ (B is the magnetic field, length of the conductor and I is the current flowing)
A toroid works as an inductor which boosts the frequency to appropriate levels. Using the above relations we will solve the given problem.

Complete step by step solution:
(A) Let us state the ampere's Circuital Law and its derivation with an application of toroid:
Ampere's circuital law states that the line integral of magnetic field $(\mathop B\limits^ \to )$ around any closed path or circuit is equal to ${\mu _0}$(absolute permeability of free space) times the total current (I) encircling the closed circuit.
$\oint {\mathop B\limits^ \to } .\mathop {dl}\limits^ \to = {\mu _0}{I_{enclosed}}$
This is the mathematical expression of the Ampere's circuital law.
A toroid solenoid is an anchor ring around which a large number of turns of a metallic wire are wound.When current passes through the toroidal solenoid, the magnetic field produced will be same at all points on the circumference of the ring of the toroid and the direction of the magnetic field will be tangent to the ring.
$\oint {\mathop B\limits^ \to } .\mathop {dl}\limits^ \to = {\mu _0} \times (total current)$
$\oint {\mathop B\limits^ \to } .\mathop {dl}\limits^ \to = {\mu _0}(2\pi rn)I$................(1)
$\oint {\mathop B\limits^ \to } .\mathop {dl}\limits^ \to = B(2\pi r)$..................(2)
on equating equation 1 and 2
$\Rightarrow B(2\pi r) = {\mu _0} \times (2\pi rn)I$
$\Rightarrow B = {\mu _0}nI$
(Cancelling the common terms)
Now, we will calculate the second part of the solution.

(B) When the current is flowing through the coil having two ends as shown in the figure in the question given the end from which current enters is called as north pole and the other end from which the current leaves is known as south pole.Thus the current carrying coil act as a magnetic dipole which has north and south pole; which is denoted by:
$M = nIA$
(M is the magnetic dipole, n is the number of turns of the coil, I is the current flowing and A is the surface area of the coil).
When the observer sees the toroid in the figure shown, observer sees the south pole of the toroid.

Note: In a current carrying wire the direction of the north pole and the south pole can be detected by using Right hand thumb rule and Maxwell's screw rule. When we grasp the fingers in the around the current carrying wire and points the thumb in the direction of the current flowing .