Describe Maxwells’s Right Hand Cork Screw Rule

If a right handed cork screw is rotated to advance along the direction of the current through a conductor, then the direction of rotation of the screw gives the direction of the magnetic lines of force around the conductor.


If a right hand cork screw is assumed to be held along the conductor, and screw is rotated such that it moves in the direction of the current, direction of magnetic field is same as that of the rotation of screw.

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