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A variable capacitor (C), large inductor or solenoid (L), and 200W light bulb (R) are connected in series to 120 VAC. The inductance of the inductor can be varied by inserting an iron core, and the capacitance can be varied by a row of ...
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First, a dipole consisting of two conducting balls connected by an insulating rod swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. The two balls are charged oppositely by touching it to a conducting rod in the field of a Van de Graaff generat...
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This panel discusses the future of America's energy system, focusing on electricity. A variety of topics, such as the effect of the economic downturn on energy initiatives, enabling innovation at utilities, decoupling, transmission regul...
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With a new set of custom motor controllers, we were able to test some of the more interesting features of the Cap Kart. More info:http://web.mit.edu/first/kart In addition to its batteries, the kart has a 110F ultracapacitor, which ulti...
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A fluorescent tube swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. It is made to rotate and then brought near the Van de Graaff generator. The tube lights up when there is a potential difference between its ends. This happens when it is poi...
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The B.W.D. Scooter is an electric kick scooter with Both Wheels Driven by custom-built brushless DC hub motors. For more information, visit: http://web.mit.edu/first/scooter The hub motors built into each wheel are 3-phase, 14-pole...
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This summer's Edgerton Center Engineering Design class produced four awesome projects in four weeks: - A functional RC quadrotor built with commonly-available RC equipment and an Arduino microcontroller board. - A 4x3x(8x8) LED matrix ...
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The B.W.D. Scooter is an electric kick scooter with Both Wheels Driven by custom-built brushless DC hub motors. For more information, visit: http://web.mit.edu/first/scooter The hub motors built into each wheel are 3-phase, 14-pole bru...
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fall, Caleb Waugh will graduate with a Masters degree from the Technology and Policy Program at MIT. His research focuses on the impact of alternative vehicles—such as hybrid or plug-in hybrid vehicles—on emissions of greenhouse gases a...
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