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MIT Physics Demo -- Resonant RLC Circuit

MIT Physics Demo -- Resonant RLC Ci...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:47 | 48417 views

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 ...

Inducing Dipoles with a Van de Graaff Generator

Inducing Dipoles with a Van de Graa...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:51 | 44531 views

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...

MIT Energy Club: Future of Energy Panel Session

MIT Energy Club: Future of Energy P...

MIT Energy Conference

Added over 5 years ago | 01:22:00 | 39338 views

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...

Electric Go-Kart: Test Drive #2

Electric Go-Kart: Test Drive #2

scolton

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:02:59 | 35717 views

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...

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an Electric Field

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an El...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:02 | 33067 views

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...

Vehicle Design Summit

Vehicle Design Summit

eng-youth

Added 7 years ago | 00:03:02 | 28294 views

Students from around the world gather at MIT to build alternatively-powered vehicles.

B.W.D. Scooter Test Drive #2

B.W.D. Scooter Test Drive #2

scolton

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:02:29 | 27197 views

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...

Edgerton Center Engineering Design Class 2010: Project Highlights

Edgerton Center Engineering Design ...

scolton

Added 4 years ago | 00:03:37 | 24008 views

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 ...

B.W.D. Scooter Test Drive #1

B.W.D. Scooter Test Drive #1

scolton

Added 5 years ago | 00:03:05 | 23748 views

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...

More Electric Go-Kart Testing

More Electric Go-Kart Testing

scolton

Added 6 years ago | 00:02:30 | 22933 views

This time with a guinea pig - I mean - driver. The custom motor controller is limited to to 33% of its maximum power so as not to damage anything.http://web.mit.edu/first/kart

RazErBlades: Street Testing

RazErBlades: Street Testing

equals zero

Added 4 years ago | 00:02:36 | 22800 views

With a skilled test pilot at the helm, the stealthy electric propulsion really shines... and it's not just the power LED either.

Master's student Caleb Waugh studies the impact of air pollutant emission policies on the adaptation of alternative vehicles

Master's student Caleb Waugh studie...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:27 | 22233 views

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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