Generator
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This Java applet simulates a generator which is reduced to the most important parts for clarity. Instead of an armature with many windings and iron nucleus there is only a single rectangular conductor loop; the axis the loop rotates on is omitted.The radio buttons in the top right corner allow you to choose a AC generator (without commutator), or a DC generator (with commutator). You can change the direction of rotation by using the corresponding button. The sliding control lets you vary the... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: February 24, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 01, 2010
Author:
Send email to walter.fendt@a-city.de
Submitter: John Walkup

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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 5 average rating
  • User Rating: 5 user rating
  • Discussion (2 Comments)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for John Walkup
13 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Good, clear graphics make this an excellent tool for visualizing how a generator
works.

Avatar for John Walkup
13 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Good, clear graphics make this an excellent tool for visualizing how a generator
works.