what is the direction of magnetic dipole and what is the reason behind it?

Asked by nidhi kambli | 17th Aug, 2010, 10:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Magnetic dipole is the product of electric current and area it encloses, and since we are multiplying a scalar into a vector, (area) magentic dipole has the direction of area, where the periphery of the area is traversed in the direction of electric current.

Answered by  | 17th Aug, 2010, 10:39: PM

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