Michael faraday powerpoint

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Michael faraday powerpoint

  1. 1. Michael Faraday<br />1791-1867<br />
  2. 2. Early Childhood<br /><ul><li>Faraday was born in 1791
  3. 3. Grew up near London in slums known as Newington Butts
  4. 4. His father was a blacksmith
  5. 5. Family was poor
  6. 6. Had very little education
  7. 7. Physically weak</li></li></ul><li>Life as a bookbinder<br /><ul><li>Physical handicap led him to bookbinding
  8. 8. Apprentice to master Georges Reibau
  9. 9. Reading and bookbinding
  10. 10. Encyclopedia Brittannica and Conversations on Chemistry
  11. 11. Sir Humphry Davy</li></li></ul><li>Faraday as a young man<br />
  12. 12. Assistant to davy<br /><ul><li>Royal Institution Laboratory Assistant
  13. 13. Trip to Italy
  14. 14. Meeting with other Scientists
  15. 15. Return from the Continent
  16. 16. Promotion to Superintendent</li></li></ul><li>Faraday’s breakthrough<br /><ul><li>1831 Faraday starts research on electricity and magnetism
  17. 17. Experiments with coils of wire around an iron ring
  18. 18. Observes the changes in galvanometer induced by electric current</li></li></ul><li>Iron ring<br />
  19. 19. discoveries<br /><ul><li>Electromagnetic Induction
  20. 20. Electrical field and electrical currents
  21. 21. How could he continuously create this phenomena?</li></li></ul><li>The next step<br /><ul><li>Faraday devised an experiment set-up to continuously change magnetic field
  22. 22. Puts a spinning copper disk between the poles of a magnet
  23. 23. Wires attached to disk and galvanometer
  24. 24. Motion converted to electrical energy</li></li></ul><li>Faraday’s electric generator<br />
  25. 25. Importance of his discovery<br /><ul><li>The electric generator allowed for electric energy to be produced without the consumption of chemical energy
  26. 26. Using turbines to produce electricity
  27. 27. Using water, steam, coal, oil, wind to power turbines
  28. 28. Electricity on a larger scale</li></li></ul><li>Modern electric turbine<br />

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