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Simple Electric Motors

Practical projects for building many types of electric motors. Great for school projects science clubs.

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Motor

Electric motors involve rotating coils of wire which are driven by the magnetic force exerted by a magnetic field on an electric current. They transform electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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Electric Arc

The phenomena of an electric arc is when electricity travels from one object to another object through the air.

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Electric Force Fields

This site discusses the concepts of electric force fields and lines of force.

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Electric Permittivity and Magnetic Permeability

Definitions of Electric Permittivity and Magnetic Permeability and links to related information.

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How Electric Motors Work

A brief description of how Electric Motors work from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Synchrotron Radiation

When moving charges spiral in a magnetic field, they produce radiation as a result of their accelerations which is called synchrotron radiation.

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Charge, current, voltage and resistance

Short summary for UK GCSE level.

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Red and Green Electricity

A simple demonstration of charge transfer on contact - very clearly explained using coloured plastic.

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Ionizing Radiation

Ionization is the ejection of one or more electrons from an atom or molecule to produce a fragment with a net positive charge.

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