what does the negative sign of flux indicate?

Asked by prakasan | 8th Oct, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

flux is given by
where Φ is flux.
         F is field intensity of force (gravitational,electric or magnetic)
        S  is area of the loop through which field is passing
Therefore negative flux only indicate that vector F and area vector S have opposite direction so that their dot product is negetive.

Answered by  | 8th Oct, 2010, 07:21: AM

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