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Mechanical Energy

Author: Nathan Lampson
Description:

This lesson will explain how an electric current produces an electric force, which can be used to create mechanical energy.

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Tutorial

 

Electric motors are used to transfer electric current into mechanical energy.  When electrical current produces a difference in charge, it produces electrical force. Electrical energy that has been stored is used to produce an electro magnet due to a difference in charge. The magnetic poles of the magnet are forced to repel one another and produce mechanical energy from electrical current.

 

Example:

Electric cars use stored electrical energy to produce mechanical energy.