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MIT Physics Demo -- Resonant RLC Circuit

MIT Physics Demo -- Resonant RLC Ci...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:00:46 | 54405 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 Graa...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 7 years ago | 00:02:51 | 49253 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 P...

MIT Energy Conference

Added almost 7 years ago | 01:22:36 | 40602 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...

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an El...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:02:02 | 37878 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...

Electric Go-Kart: Test Drive #2

scolton

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:59 | 37283 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...

Vehicle Design Summit

eng-youth

Added over 8 years ago | 00:03:02 | 30274 views

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

B.W.D. Scooter Test Drive #2

scolton

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:29 | 28515 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 over 5 years ago | 00:03:37 | 26762 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

scolton

Added over 6 years ago | 00:03:05 | 25279 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...

RazErBlades: Street Testing

equals zero

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:36 | 24748 views

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

More Electric Go-Kart Testing

scolton

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:30 | 24169 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

Design Tips: Power Electronics

scolton

Added 7 years ago | 00:01:43 | 22307 views

This is what happens when I clean out my camera's hard drive... One last collection of videos that were left on my camera from this summer's project. With only a bit of power electronics background on the team, designing the motor contr...

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