Horseshoe magnet

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Course of the field lines of a horseshoe magnet

A horseshoe magnet is a magnet roughly shaped like a horseshoe . The horseshoe magnet is characterized in particular by the strongly concentrated magnetic field between its legs . Away from the two poles, the magnetic field drops quickly. A horseshoe magnet is basically a curved bar magnet .

Specialist literature

  • The big book of technology . Publishing house for knowledge and education (Bertelsmann publishing group), Gütersloh 1972.
  • Günter Springer: Expertise in electrical engineering . 18th edition. Verlag - Europa - Lehrmittel, Wuppertal 1989. ISBN 3-8085-3018-9 .

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