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Simon Bridge
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Nov15-12, 09:18 PM
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How can I get an AC current going through it?
Hook it up to an AC voltage source?
My teacher said that there was a way to make a commutator with aluminum wrapped around a stick and cut on one side. How would that work?
It would allow you to apply current for only half a turn.
The principle is the same as: http://www.electronicsinfoline.com/P...ic_motor.shtml
... only, there, the insulation has been filed off half the circumference of the wire.