P2b- Generating Electricity

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How can the current from a dynamo be increased?
Using a stronger magnet, increasing number of turns in the coil, rotating hte magnet faster.
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What does a simple generator contain?
A coil of wire rotating between two poles.
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How does the generator work?
The coil cuts through the magnetic field as it spins and a current is produced.
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Basic power station description
Water boils to produce steam, steam at high pressure turns the turbine and the turbine drives a generator.
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Energy Efficiency?
Efficiency= useful energy output divided by total energy input
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What does a simple generator contain?

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A coil of wire rotating between two poles.

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How does the generator work?

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Basic power station description

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Energy Efficiency?

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