A 10 KVA 2300/220 volt transformer, obtained through government surplus for less than $10, was converted into an electromagnet. The resulting magnetic field and its measurement, power supply requirements, and laboratory experiments are discussed.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1964 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Adams, Richard D. and Pfeiffer, Gerald
"An Inexpensive 8000 Gauss Laboratory Electromagnet,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 71(1), 399-400.
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