What is the units of magnetic flux? How are they related? Is magnetic flux a scalar or vector quantity?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 7th Jul, 2015, 08:35: AM

Expert Answer:

The SI unit of magnetic flux is weber (Wb).

1 weber = 1 tesla × 1m².

The cgs unit of magnetic flux is Maxwell (Mx)

1 weber = 108 Maxwell.

Since Φ is the dot product of magnetic induction and area of the surface, therefore it is a scalar quantity.

Answered by  | 7th Jul, 2015, 10:35: AM