What is a solenoid? Draw the pattern of magnetic field lines of a solenoid through which a steady current flows. What does the pattern of field lines inside the solenoid indicate?

A solenoid is a long coil that contains a large number of close turns of insulated copper wire. Its ends are connected to a battery B through a switch X.

The magnetic field lines inside a solenoid are in the form of parallel straight lines. This pattern of field lines inside the solenoid indicates that the strength of the magnetic field is uniform (same at all points).


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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