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Electricity turns the world on!

by Tom Johnston

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Published by G. Stevens Pub. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electricity -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Electricity.

  • About the Edition

    Illustrates the properties of electricity and its development as a vital energy source.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Tom Johnston ; illustrated by Sarah Pooley.
    SeriesScience in action, Science in action (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    ContributionsPooley, Sarah, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC527.2 .J64 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407393M
    ISBN 101555324355, 155532410X
    LC Control Number87042655

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    producing electricity had gotten accidentally connected to another and was turning its shaft: that is, a dynamo run in reverse was a motor. From that point on using electricity to move things became a focus of industrial development. By the Chicago world’s fair (held here in Hyde Park!), one exhibitFile Size: KB.   The wind turns the propeller, which spins the generator inside, and makes a study current of electricity. Unlike virtually every other way of making electricity, solar cells (like the ones on calculators and digital watches) do not work using electricity generators and magnetism.

    World Bank, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) database from the SE4ALL Global Tracking Framework led jointly by the World Bank, International Energy Agency, and the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program.   Most of U.S. electricity generation is from electric power plants that use a turbine or similar machine to drive electricity generators. A turbine converts the potential and kinetic energy of a moving fluid (liquid or gas) to mechanical energy. In a turbine generator, a moving fluid—such as water, steam, combustion gases, or air—pushes a series of blades mounted on a shaft, which rotates.


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