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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Induction Motor

PIRA 5K20.50

Image:

Description:

A hollow ball placed in just enough water to float it will spin due to the eddy currents set up by the partially blocked core of the jumping ring apparatus.

Recipe and
Location:

Copper Ball
Copper Disk
Jumping Ring Apparatus
Beaker

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Induction Motor

Real Video:

Induction Motor

Notes:

The copper plate should only cover half of the core.

 

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