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Electromagnetic relay(check my solution please )

  1. Jun 30, 2012 #1
    Electromagnetic relay(check my solution please :) )

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The following diagram shows an electric device that uses some of the principles discussed in this lesson.

    Discuss the sequence of events that occur when switch 1 is closed.

    *The diagram is in the attachment, you dont have to download the attachment to view it *
    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    Current flows through the circuit, coming out of the positive terminal in circuit 1, hitting the metal which is wrapped around a coil, this would create a strong magnetic field , which would then act upon the 2nd circuit. This then immediately closes the 2nd switch, the current in the 2nd circuit can then flow.



    Is this what happens? If not can someone please tell me what happens then?
     

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  3. Jul 1, 2012 #2
    Re: Electromagnetic relay(check my solution please :) )

    Yes, but not instantly :wink:
     
  4. Jul 1, 2012 #3
    Re: Electromagnetic relay(check my solution please :) )

    Ahh.. thank you! :)
     
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