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In my research to make an alternator for my Savonius VAWT wind power project, I learned there is a great deal of mystery around making them. I even ...
This seems like a goofy idea, the wire is already so neatly wound on the spool. The problem with the spool is the big hole in the middle. ...
Well, optimally you would wind it to be the same shape as the magnetic field that will go over or past it. My magnet is rectangular and relatively ...
Probably good enough for this simple experiment. Tape it up with two leads hanging out. I know the image isnt the sharpest, but we are looking at one ...
You want to put one leg from the bulb into each prepared coil lead. Then pinch the coil snug on the leg to hold it. This is just ...
If you are familiar with lighting a match, this next motion is similar. While holding the coil in one hand, hold the magnet in your dominant hand and ...
An alternator creates Alternating Current or AC. Many alternators use all coils and no permanent magnets. You will need to research this if you really must know how ...
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