Line Integral Model

Purpose

To illustrate the geometry for line integrals.

Equipment

Line integral model, as photographed.

Suggestions

This model might be helpful in discussing Maxwell's equations in integral form.

Setup Time

5 min.

Images

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Description

The small square along one horizontal axis represents the route around which the line integral may be determined. It can be translated and/or rotated for a variety of situations.

References

(PIRA unavailable.)