What do you exactly mean by magnetic moment?

Asked by Rajakulasekhar Ramakrishnan | 19th Jul, 2013, 07:37: AM

Expert Answer:

The magnetic moment of a magnet is a quantity that determines the force that the magnet can exert on electric currents and the torquethat a magnetic field will exert on it. A loop of electric current, a bar magnet, an electron, a molecule, and a planet all have magnetic moments.

Answered by  | 19th Jul, 2013, 09:33: AM

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