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Chapter 25: Electromagnetic Induction
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Chapter Objectives:

  • Describe how voltage is induced in a coil of wire.
  • State and explain Faraday's law.
  • Describe how a generator works.
  • Compare and contrast motors and generators.
  • Describe how a transformer works.
  • Explain why transformers are used for transmission of electric power.
  • Relate the magnitude and direction of an induced electric field to the inducing magnetic field, and vice versa.
  • Describe electromagnetic waves.

Chapter Terms:

  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Faraday's law
  • generator
  • transformer
  • Maxwell's counterpart to Faraday's law

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Chapter Outline Framework:

  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Faraday's Law
  • Generators and Alternating Current
  • Power Production
    • Turbogenerator Power
    • Transformers
  • Self-induction
  • Power Transmission
    • Field Induction
  • In Perspective

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