I know this is a bit of a newbie question but I want to learn something about generators.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I want to build a simple hand cranked generator. Just a hobby. Making coils, and using magnets is the easy part but I don't understand the specifics around this.

Can anyone tell me how to determine how big the coil must be to generate a certain amount of volts and amps. Is there a formula or methodology for this or is it not possible to determine?

For example. Do I need x length of wire at y thickness and N50 magnets to generate ABC Volts and D Amps?

Is there a book or something I can read all about this topic. Something not too extensive but clear and easier than a medical journal to understand.

Thanks in advance.

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# Generators and Coils vs Output Volts/Amps

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