IMA Notes July 17

IMA Notes July 17 - IMA Notes Electricity and Magnetism...

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Electricity and Magnetism - Types of Electricity o Static o Current - Magnetic Properties - Electronic Components - Industry Applications Electricity - A form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as electrons or protons), either statically as an accumulation of charge or dynamically as current. Atomic structure - protons – positive electrical charge - neutrons – no electrical charge - electricity – negative electrical charge Atoms have to be balanced, electricity may be the jumping of electrons. Types of current electricity: - AC (alternating current) o All wire is AC - DC (direct current) o Battery power Pioneers of electricity - Nikola Tesly o Supported alternating current “Science is but a perversion of itself unless it has as its ultimate goal the betterment of humanity.” o Born on July 10, 1856 in Croatia o He studied at the University of Prague o He worked as an electrical engineer in France, Germany, and Hungary. o Emigrated to the United States in 1884. o Has 4 cents in his pocket o Sent over to help Edison Got told he’d be paid ten thousand dollars to finish the work on Edison’s project, gets screwed out of patents and all of his work. o Came up with wireless transmission, using rods to power living quarters, aka houses. o
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2008 for the course IMA REC111-L taught by Professor Warren during the Spring '08 term at Full Sail.

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IMA Notes July 17 - IMA Notes Electricity and Magnetism...

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