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Title: Eddy Currents
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/eddy_currents/
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This site from the Exploratorium provides a simple demonstration of the interaction between a moving magnet and its induced electromagnetic field. As the magnet is dropped down a metallic tube, it induces eddy currents that oppose its fall. The site contains a materials list, basic procedures for the activity, and an explanation of what happens in terms of the electric and magnetic fields produced.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Dynamoelectric machinery and auxiliaries -- Dynamoelectric machinery -- Eddy currents in electrical engineering
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics -- Currents
Physics -- Electricity
Physics -- Magnetism
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Electricity & Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction
Electron
induce
Lenx's Law
magnet
Magnetic field
Magnetic Fields and Forces
Magnetic Materials
Physics
repulsion
science
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-23 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-06-10 13:48:41 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
Full Record Views: 67
Resource URL Clicks: 13
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