Focus questions for AQA GCSE Physics on the uses of the generator effect

The Generator effect, dynamos and alternators

  1. What effect is used in alternators and dynamos? 
  2. What type of electricity does a generator make? 
  3. What type of electricity does a dynamo make? 
  4. Can you draw a graph to show the induced potential difference against time for an alternator? 
  5. Can you draw a graph to show the induced potential against time for a dynamo? 

Page 71 of the specification will be useful – embedded below.

This free science lesson video is excellent at explaining this topic.

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