Law of induction stated by Michael Faraday (147 words)

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Michael Faraday's work on electro-magnetism forms the basis of electric-powered modern technology. Although he had little formal education, and lacked the mathematical skill to codify his work, his talent as an experimental scientist led him to build valuable pieces of equipment. Ten years previously, constructed two devices that used the circular magnetic force around a wire to create a continuous circular motion. Now Faraday succeeded in building a laborious construction - probably taking ten full working days to put together - consisting of two insulated coils of wire wound on opposite sides of a soft iron ring. When an electric current was passed through one of these coils, for a brief period of time, an electric current was induced …

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Editors. "Law of induction stated by Michael Faraday". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 August 2013
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