Physics Revision Notes for Class 12 for Chapter 4 Moving Charges and Magnetism

Although we have known both electricity and magnetism for about 2000 years now, it was only 200 years ago we realised that they were intimately related. The chapter explains the relationship between magnetism and electricity in detail. In this chapter, one learns about the following topics:

  • The force exerted by the magnetic field on moving charged particles like protons, electrons and current-carrying wires.
  • How magnetic field is produced by a current carrying conductor
  • How particles are accelerated to high energies in cyclotrons
  • How voltages and currents are detected by a galvanometer

To help you effectively prepare for exams, a concise revision notes for CBSE Class 12 Physics Chapter 4 Moving Charges and Magnetism is provided here. This is regarded as a great resource to refer to while revising for exams.

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Class 12 Physics Chapter 4 Moving Charges and Magnetism
Class 12 Physics Chapter 4 Moving Charges and Magnetism

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Four charges are arranged at the corners of a square ABCD, as shown in the adjoining figure. The force on the charge kept at the centre O is