You can build a magnetic motor by utilizing a cylinder on a rotor and several magnets. By capitalizing on the repellent forces of magnetic poles, it is possible to create a machine in constant motion with the capabilitie... More » Science Physics Magnetism

To make an electric motor generator, attach a power source, such as a small gasoline engine, to the shaft of a permanent magnet electric motor. Determine whether an electric motor is a permanent magnet electric motor by ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical

Building a magnetic generator involves inserting a nail through the centers of two cardboard circles so the circles are 1.5 inches apart, insulating the nail between the circles, winding an insulated copper wire on the i... More » Science Physics Magnetism
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