MadSci Network: Engineering

Subject: How does an electricity meter work?

Date: Wed Feb 7 16:54:57 2001
Posted by Roger Zimmerman
Grade level: grad (science) School: UofS
City: Saskatoon State/Province: Sk. Country: Canada
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 981582897.Eg

I understand that residential electricity meters use the Hall Effect 
principle to turn a wheel that turns gears to keep track of electrical 
energy used in a home.  I would like to see a picture or a clear 
explanation of physically how the meter is constructed.

Re: How does an electricity meter work?

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