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K4-41. Motor-Generator Pair

Purpose

To demonstrate that a motor and a generator are the same.

Equipment

Two Genecon motor-generators.

Images

k4-41

Description

A pair of identical motor-generators are connected together. Cranking either one as a generator makes the other one rotate as a motor. Reversing the direction of cranking the generator reverses the direction of the motor.

References

John A. Johnson, Franklin Miller, Jr., A Motor is a Generator and Vice Versa, TPT 14, 36-37, (1976). Instructions, Genecon- Manual Electric Generator, Nakamura Scientific Co. LTD., Tokyo, Japan.

K. Electromagnetic Principles

K. Electromagnetic Principles

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