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Title Electricity [Axis 360 electronic resource] / edited by Michael Anderson.

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource (79 pages) : color illustrations cm.
Series Introduction to Physics ; v.1
Introduction to physics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The fundamentals of electricity -- Static electricity and electric charge -- Electric charges in atoms -- The effect of distance on electric force -- Electrostatic induction -- Electric fields -- Strength -- Potential difference -- Moving charges in electric fields -- A simple battery -- Electric current and circuits -- Electric charges in a current -- Conductivity and resistance in a circuit -- Series circuits -- Parallel circuits -- Magnetic fields -- How magnetic fields form -- Currents in a magnetic field -- Deflection in a magnetic field -- Motors and generators -- Motors -- Generators -- Electromagnetic induction -- Lenz's law -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- For more information.
Summary Electrical charges pervade nature, including lightning in a thunderstorm and the signals within our own bodies. Electrical energy also powers many of the devices-refrigerators, televisions, and computers, to name a few-upon which modern life depends. This illuminating volume explores the various aspects of electricity, including electric fields, currents, and circuits, as well as the relationship of electricity and magnetism to the functioning of motors and generators.
Subject Electricity -- Juvenile literature.
Electricity (OCoLC)fst00906253
Genre Electronic books.
Juvenile works (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Anderson, Michael, 1972-
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Electricity. 1st ed. New York : Britannica Educational Pub. In Association with Rosen Educational Services, 2012 (DLC) 2011017090
ISBN 9781615307296 (electronic bk.)
161530729X (electronic bk.)
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