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Example for finding the pitch distance

The expression for radius is similar as that for the circular motion under magnetic field (earlier case). The only change is that v is exchanged by v .

 

R=mvqB=mvsinθqB

 

The expressions for time period, frequency and angular velocity etc do not change as these parameters are independent of velocity.

The distance between two consecutive points in x-direction determines the pitch of the helical path. This distance in x-direction is traveled by the particle with the parallel component of velocity in the time in which particle completes a revolution. If T be the time period of revolution, then pitch, p, of the helical path is :

 

p=v????T=vTcosθ=2πmvcosθqB

 

 

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The expression for radius is similar as that for the circular motion under magnetic field (earlier case). The only change is that v is exchanged by v .

 

R=mvqB=mvsinθqB

 

The expressions for time period, frequency and angular velocity etc do not change as these parameters are independent of velocity.

The distance between two consecutive points in x-direction determines the pitch of the helical path. This distance in x-direction is traveled by the particle with the parallel component of velocity in the time in which particle completes a revolution. If T be the time period of revolution, then pitch, p, of the helical path is :

 

p=v????T=vTcosθ=2πmvcosθqB

 

 

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21 Oct 2011 17:51:04 IST
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T= 

p=

NOW

IN OTHER CASE IF YOU HAVE TO FIND PITCH DISTANCE THEN 

   FIND THE VERTICAL DISTANCE AND DEVIDE IT BY NO. OF TURNS 


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