Chapter 20: Electromagnetic Induction

Electromagnetic Induction

Here you will find a number of physics related video podcasts, including one on electromagnetic induction (episode #9).

http://www.ibphysicshelp.net/

Use this interactive applet to learn more about Faraday’s law.

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/faraday

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/faraday

This inductance tutorial incudes a number of applets that illustrate the concepts presented.

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/electricity/inductance.html

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/electricity/inductance.html

A demonstration video and explanation of electromagnetic induction.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/punctuated-equilibrium/2011/apr/05/1

Transformers

A short tutorial on how a transformer works, with an interactive animation.

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/transformer/index.html

This website offers a variety of experiments that explore the concept of electromagnetic induction. Click on links in the left sidebar for projects such as building a transformer.

http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/vol_6/chpt_4/index.html

http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/vol_6/chpt_4/index.html

Electromagnetic Waves

Learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum on this multipart website.

http://missionscience.nasa.gov/ems/01_intro.html

This applet further illuminates how radio waves work.

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves

Further discussion of electromagnetic radiation.

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/lightandcolor/electromagnetic.html

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/lightandcolor/electromagnetic.html

This video describes some of the common uses for electromagnetic waves.

http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/assignment-discovery-shorts-electromagnetic-waves-common-usages.html

This page explains the construction and use of Faraday cages to block electromagnetic radiation (EM).

http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/tools/faradaycage.html

http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/tools/faradaycage.html