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Re: Can a small electric motor (1.5 -3.0 v DC) be converted into a generator?

Date: Mon Jul 19 02:30:10 1999
Posted By: Kobus Oosthuizen, Grad student, Electrical Engineering, Atio Tellecommunication
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 932269430.Eg

This is how generators work.
There is one requirement though. The motor must have a permanet magnet 
internal to its contruction. 
A Law of physics states - when a conductor is moved in a magnetic field a 
current will flow in the conductor.

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