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A power transformer is a device that consists of a coil wrapped around an electromagnet that transfers electricity from one circuit to another without changing the frequency of the electric energy. Although the frequency... More »

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Sheets of magnetic steel in the transformer vibrate in a magnetic field, generating an audible hum. Transformers operate by changing an electric current with one voltage and current value to a magnetic field, which is th... More »

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Building a Tesla coil involves building a power coil using PVC, plywood, wheels, a transformer, bolts, nuts, washers, a computer fan, a battery holder, capacitors, resistors, a base to mount the device to, copper tubing,... More »

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A Direct Current to Alternating Current inverter circuit generates a sinusoidal flow of charged electronics at a designated frequency to power electronics. This type of circuit is often use to convert power transmission ... More »

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According to National Geographic, electricity comes from energy sources such as fossil fuels, wind energy and hydroelectric power. Electricity is transported from a power station via power lines that carry electrical cur... More »

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