Lesson designed to build on prior knowledge of Flemming’s rules. Introduces and explains simple AC generators - includes practice questions for students.
Ideal for AQA GCSE (9-1) P7, Cambridge iGCSE P9 and more
Developing: Distinguish between direct current (d.c.) and alternating current (a.c.)
Secure: Describe and explain a rotating-coil generator and the use of slip rings
Exceeding: Sketch a graph of voltage output against time for a simple a.c. generator and relate the position of the generator coil to the peaks and zeros of the voltage output