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.


The forward model:

The reverse model:

The big ones: Note: the Three Gorges: 22 GW

For comparison, nuclear power: Largest U.S. nuclear plant: Palo Verde (Arizona) produces around 4 GW.

For home applications:

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