Consider a metal ring kept (supported by a cardboard)


Consider a metal ring kept (supported by a cardboard) on top of a fixed solenoid carrying a current I. The centre of the ring coincides with the axis of the solenoid. If the current in the solenoid is switched off, what will happen to the ring?


We know that the current was already flowing through the solenoid making it behave like a magnet such that the S pole is on the upper side. Therefore, there is no

induced current in the ring. When the current is turned off, there is a decrease in the magnetic flux such that the N pole is on the lower side and is attracted by the


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