Simple explanation of a generator

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Uploaded on 07/28/2015

Using a fun teaching prop engineer Rudy Dehn explains how DC and AC generators work. This generator shows the flow of energy in one direction or both + and - using an LED and small bulb. See a simple split-ring commutator and slip ring.

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By quickben    2017-12-06

No, what he is saying, is that moving magnetic field, induces current, and can mess up the cheap power supply and/or other components, which can then mess up the drives.

In a server, the power supply is on the other end of the chasis. In a laptop, it's a lot closer to the internals.

> I don't buy that either.

Theory: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_induction

The forward model: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL_ryxub-RA

The reverse model: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9b0J29OzAU

The big ones: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_conventional_hydroelec... Note: the Three Gorges: 22 GW

For comparison, nuclear power: https://www.nei.org/Knowledge-Center/Nuclear-Statistics/US-N... Largest U.S. nuclear plant: Palo Verde (Arizona) produces around 4 GW.

For home applications: http://www.ebay.com/bhp/hydro-electric

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