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Electroboom – Why Use AC Instead of DC at Home??

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Direct current electrical motor simulation

One of the many great learning objects from Walter Fendt (http://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/index.html).

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Tea Time Britain

http://www.bbc.co.uk/britainfromabove/stories/people/teatimebritain.shtml Power surges called the TV pickup are unique to Britain. The engineers at the National Grid control centre brace themselves each time Eastenders ends and 1.75 million kettles get switched on.

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A dozen USB chargers in the lab….

Just when you thought that a charger is a charger – be careful what you plug into an expensive device. http://www.righto.com/2012/10/a-dozen-usb-chargers-in-lab-apple-is.html (This has a lot of relevance to students studying the Further Electronics detailed study

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BBC Discovery Power Transmission

As power generation becomes increasingly mixed and demand increases, what does the grid of the future look like? http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0268cd5

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