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    Name: Amra Aliyu Lab partner: Jamie Liang Lab: Empire of Electricity Course: Chem 106 Date: 7/11/2015 INTRODUCTION A galvanic cell is an electrochemical cell that goes through a redox reaction and produces electrical energy . It converts chemical energy to electrical energy and the energy goes from the anode to the cathode. In this lab we had manipulate an exothermic zinc reaction to produce electricity. The same process is used in the making of commercial batteries. A more detailed

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    UBT1 Task 1: Electricity

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    UBT1 Task 1: Electricity Introduction What is Electricity? This question is difficult to answer because this is a broad concept of science with multiple definitions. In physics, Electricity is a naturally occurring phenomenon of the flow of electric charge. In other words, the process of attraction and repulsion between electric charges produce electricity. There are two types of charges- negative charges and positive charges. Like charges repel each other, whereas, unlike charges attract each other

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    Before the 1600’s, electricity was not a huge concept. The idea of electricity or the need for it was very foreign to several people. Until one day, in the 1700’s, when a man of the name Benjamin Franklin introduced this idea and made it into a reality with his invention of the Electrostatic Machine. The Electrostatic Machine laid the groundwork for understanding electricity and magnetism in depth. In the 1600’s, philosophers, scientists, and instrument makers created many devices to generate

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    Electricity is good fortunes that science has given to human being. It has also become a part of contemporary life of human and we cannot think of a world without electricity. Basic need like food, cloth, paper and many other things are produced with the help of electricity. Contemporary means of transportation and communication have been revolutionized by it. Contemporary devices like computers and mobiles have also been developed using electricity. Electricity plays a pivotal part in medical and

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    Electricity Dbq

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    urban population with access to electricity, which allowed them more efficient uses of machines like electric stoves, coffee makers, waffle irons, hot plates, electric roasters, and Waring Blenders. At that time, it was financially difficult for private companies to supply urban areas with electricity for numerous reasons, primarily because farmers were often too poor, too widespread, and too few to actually produce a real profit from. Still, rural life without electricity was hard. Farmers had to rely

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    Generating electricity essay Why do humans require electricity to be generated in a large scale? Electricity is very important in our lives because almost everything we use is operated by electricity. Electricity enables us to use machines like televisions, computers, phone, air condition, microwave, fridge, and fans which makes our life much easier. Electricity has to be produced in large quantities due to its increasing demands. Producing electricity requires energy to turn turbines and thus turn

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    unfamed Serbian-American inventor who made many inventions based on the use of electricity more efficiently and contributed to many advances in the use of non-wired transmission of electricity as well as other methods of the transmission of electricity. His more famed rivalry, Thomas Alva Edison, was an American inventor who invented many famous inventions also based on the use of electricity, the transmission of electricity, and electrical devices. Both inventors of the ninetieth and twentieth century

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    There are many types of energy production that are currently being utilized nowadays. In a sense, humans can also produce their own energy by the use of sound. But nowadays, energy has been used in the form of electricity. In which many types of electricity production take places such as hydroelectric power plants, geothermal power plants, oil power plants, and the windmills by the use of wind energy. Wind energy is the energy produced by the wind turbines inside a windmill. It is mounted on a tower

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    inventor. As well as for creating things like having lightbulbs in the house to light up the rooms instead of candles. He also created things like batteries to make things like our remotes work for the tv we watch, thanks to Mr.Edison for inventing electricity. Thomas Edison was a very honorable

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    also a Professor of Galeazzi of the Bologna Academy of Science. Few years later he became a teacher in Academy of Sciences where he used autopsies and models for his work. Galvani was the first to discover that there is a relationship between electricity & life. Luigi Galvani had three children named Addison, James,& Robert.

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    to as the “voltaic pile”, though now known as a “cell” in scientific terms. Alessandro Volta did not initially set out to create a battery, but carried out experiments in order to prove that another Italian scientist, Luigi Galvani’s theory of electricity in animals was wrong. Luigi Galvani, being a professor of anatomy in the late 1780s, observed that when his scalpel hit a frog legs’ nerve on a metal surface, it would cause them to create a jumping motion. This lead to Luigi Galvani proclaiming

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    Nikola Tesla dedicated his life to improving not just the scientific field of physics, but also how people lived their lives. Through his discoveries in commercial electricity, Tesla changed the world in the 20th century and molded the way technology was used. His contributions to electricity, most notably the alternative-current (AC) electrical system, are still widely-used today in contemporary society. Most people today have heard the Tesla name through the renowned Tesla motors, but few understand

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    His Franklin Stove brought cheap warmth to many households, and his lightning rod kept many houses from becoming blazing infernos. Additionally, he found the connection between lightning and electricity, which led to all sorts of new discoveries. Without Benjamin Franklin, we might not have stoves or electricity, which is why he is a hero in our eyes. Since Benjamin Franklin invented and discovered so many things, he possessed many heroic qualities. He didn’t patent any of inventions,

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    Most homeowners normally have devices and electrical appliances in their homes. These electrical appliances require electricity in order to work effectively. This is the reason why you should hire a residential electrician to install and maintain the electricity wires in your home. You should not install and maintain the electricity wires all by yourself. This can be detrimental. You can actually get an electric shock which can lead even to death. It can also damage your electrical appliances and

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    created a bulb that would not melt. Even though Edison achieved his goal, that did not stop him from moving forward. He continue to create an electrical system. Thomas Edison continued to industrialize after inventing the bulb, thus giving us life of electricity. LABOR ISSUES The U.S faced

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    Era Research Paper Essay Nikola Tesla is an inventor with a very vivid imagination a visionary who saw electricity as a means to change the world. He deserves a place in history for the many accomplishments and contributions he made throughout his lifetime. One such invention that he made impacted the world for being the only person to perfect the efficient use of alternating-current electricity which is widely used for power transmission in the world today. Nikola Tesla laid the groundworks for some

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    promised me $50,000 but said it was just a joke, I was furious so I left him and started my own company called, Tesla Electric Light and Manufacturing company in 1886. After that in 1888 I invented the first AC motor to come into existence. My AC electricity was different from Edison’s in which mine could go

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    Lindsay Sulzer worker at WPS Lindsay Sulzer is a talented and an amazing worker that works at WPS gas and electric. In Lindsay’s job she works very hard at her desk job and strives to be the best. Lyndsay does a lot of data entry people work, a little bit of scheduling, and a little bit of contact and follow up. Lyndsay is a woman of many talents she is the mother of two very bright and sweet boys, Kyle at the age of 5 and Brandon at the age of 3. Lindsay worlds full time at her job, she is

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    Who Was Nikola Tesla Born

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    batteries) and the induction motor. He was also a pioneer in the discovery of radar technology, X-ray technology, remote control and the rotating magnetic field — the basis of most AC machinery. Tesla is most well-known for his contributions in AC electricity and for the Tesla coil. AC Electrical System Tesla designed the alternating-current (AC) electrical system, which would quickly become the preeminent power system of the 20th century and has remained the worldwide standard ever since. In 1887

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    not having the X-ray machine (Newell). The reason why the medical field would be different without it is because medical professionals would not be able to detect broken bones without it (Alex). One Tesla's inventions that hit the market was ac electricity (Newell). One of the most beneficial inventions that he made the United States Military still uses,the other invention of Teslas that we still use is transmitting radios (Burgan 58). The way that we imply it is so we know if there is other boats

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