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How Electromagnets Work - HowStuffWorks

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... amplify the sound coming out of its speakers. And when someone rings your doorbell, a tiny electromagnet pulls a metal clapper against a bell. Mechanically, an electromagnet is pretty simple. It consists of a length of conductive wire, ...

How Electromagnets Work | HowStuffWorks

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... band uses electromagnets to amplify the sound coming out of its speakers. And when someone rings your doorbell, a tiny electromagnet pulls a metal clapper against a bell. Me-chanically, an electromagnet is pretty simple. It consists of a ...

Putting the “Electro” in “Electromagnet” - How Electromagnets ...

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... Here's what the magnetic fields look like in a basic electromagnet. Hemera/ Thinkstock Putting the “Electro” in “Electromagnet” Since an electrical current is required to op-erate an electromagnet, where does it come from? The ...

How to Make an Electromagnet - HowStuffWorks

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... Quizzes Home  /  Science  /  Physical Science  /  Magnetism How to Make an Electr-omagnet by HowStuffWorks.com Contributors You can make a super powerful electromagnet in less than half of an hour. All you need are a few things that ...

DIY Electromagnets and Experiments to Try - How Electromagnets Work

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... one to the negative terminal (it doesn’t matter which end of the wire gets paired with which terminal). Presto! A working electromagnet [source: Jefferson Lab ]. Can't get enough of hands-on electromagnetic experiments? We have some ...

The History of Electromagnets - How Electromagnets Work

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... and Lance Looper.  "How Electromagnets Work"  01 April 2000.  HowStuffWorks.com. <http://science.howstuffworks.com/electromagnet.htm>  13 December 2015. Citation & Date Feedback Page 1 Introduction to How Electromagnets Work ...

The Sticking Power of Electromagnets - How Electromagnets Work

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... History of Electromagnets 3 The Sticking Power of Electromagnets 4 Putting the “Ele-ctro” in “Electromagnet” A simple electromagnet HowStuffWorks The Sticking Power of Electromagnets As we mentioned in the introduction, basic ...

Electromagnets All Around Us - How Electromagnets Work

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... is actually used to control their speed and trajectory [source: NOVA Teachers ]. Not a bad resume for our friend the electromagnet, huh? From something you can create in your garage to operating the tools that scientists and engineers are ...

HowStuffWorks "How Electromagnets Work"

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... Work Electric Motor Quiz How Compasses Work How Maglev Trains Work How Electrom-agnetic Propulsion Will Work How to Make an Electromagnet Sources “Electromagnets.” Encyclopædia Britannica Online. (Sep 23. 2011) http://www.britannica.co ...

Electromagnet - HowStuffWorks

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... Science Dictionary Science Vs. Myth Space Transportation Home  /  Science  /  Phys-ical Science  /  Magnetism Electromagnet Electromagnet, a device that has magnetic pr-operties only when an electric current is applied to it. The ...

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