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ERIC Number: EJ769547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1062-9351
Transformers and the Electric Utility System
Roman, Harry T.
Tech Directions, v64 n8 p22-25 Mar 2005
For electric energy to get from the generating station to a home, it must pass through a transformer, a device that can change voltage levels easily. This article describes how transformers work, covering the following topics: (1) the magnetism-electricity link; (2) transformer basics; (3) the energy seesaw; (4) the turns ratio rule; and (5) transformers in action.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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