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Generator speed to create electricity calculation?

  1. Apr 30, 2012 #1
    Hi, I am new to things involving electricity and electricity generation, and I have a question that I can't find an answer to and I was hoping that someone here might be able to help me.

    I would like to perform an experiment but I need some help before buying the items needed. I would like to create an electricity generator using an electric motor with a wind turbine attached. I know only the very basics of AC and DC power. I would like to create DC power to charge a 12v battery(car battery).

    Is there a way to tell how much power a certain DC motor will make with the turbine spinning at a certain speed.

    Turbine spinning at ?rpms = ?volts and ?amps

    What do I need to know about the dc motor before this calculation is possible?

    Is there a reference that can help me out somewhere?

    Thanks for the help,
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