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9_FARADAY’S LAW

9_FARADAY’S LAW

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In a commercial electricpower plant, largegenerators produce energythat is transferred out of theplant by electricaltransmission. Thesegenerators use magneticinduction to generate apotential difference whencoils of wire in thegenerator are rotated in amagnetic field. The sourceof energy to rotate the coilsmight be falling water,burning fossil fuels, or anuclear reaction. (MichaelMelford/Getty Images)
 
FARADAY’S LAW
•Faraday’s law of induction
Motional e.m.f
•Lenz’s law•Induced e.m.f’s and electric fields•Maxwell’s equations
 
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Michael Faraday BritishPhysicist and Chemist(1791
 –
1867)
Faraday is oftenregarded as the greatestexperimental scientist of the1800s. His many contributionsto the study of electricityinclude the invention of theelectric motor, electricgenerator, and transformer, aswell as the discovery ofelectromagnetic induction andthe laws of electrolysis. Greatlyinfluenced by religion, herefused to work on thedevelopment of poison gas forthe British military.
(By kind permission of the President and Council of the Royal Society)

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