Electricity and Magnetism

How does an electromagnet convert electrical energy to make a simple motor work?

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2011-02-26 18:29:35

for usa test prep

In an electric motor, at the moment that the half-turn of the

rotor (central electromagnet) completes, the field of this


it flips

if you think about it, if you put two positive or two negative

sides of a magnet together what happens? one flips because they

aren't attracting

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