Demos: 6B-16 Electric Generator Model
This is a demonstration of an electric generator, an electromechanical device which converts mechanical energy to electrical energy. This model operates on the interaction of a conducting loop spinning in a magnetic field. A current is generated when the armature coil is forced to spin.
Directions for doing the demo: Attach a galvanometer to the armature coils and spin the armature coils. The meter will deflect with each half turn of the coil.
Suggestions for Presentation: This is an excellent device to explain the operation of an electric generator. The device is large, and has color coded coils to aid in the explanation on the generator.
Applications: Faraday's Law