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Handbook of Energy by Christopher G. Morris, Cutler J. Cleveland

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Section 7

Electricity

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Figure 7.1 Electromagnetic induction. Electromagnetic induction is the production of an electric current across a conductor moving through a magnetic field. Voltage is induced in a conductor when it moves at a right angle to the magnetic field. Induction underlies the operation of generators, transformers, induction motors, electric motors, synchronous motors, and solenoids. Source: Cadena, Richard. 2009. Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician and Technician, (Boston, Focal Press).

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Figure 7.2 Basic concept of ...

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