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 How are electromagnets constructed?

Answer Electromagnets consist primarily of coiled electrical wire. They function like regular magnets; the only difference is that an electromagnet works only when electricity flows through the wire coil.... Read More »
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How do electromagnets get their name?

Electro- is a prefix that means electrical. For example, electromechanical mean electrical machines and electroplating means plating (layering with a thin metallic film) by electrical means. Elect... Read More »
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What are electromagnets?

Electromagnets are magnets that use electricity to gain their magnetic properties. They are made up of a metal coil that is wrapped around an iron core. Powering the coil induces strong magnetic pr... Read More »
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What are electromagnets used in?

The electromagnet is important, according to NASA's Kid's Science Network, as it allows magnets to be used in a variety of situations and machines with the ability to turn off the magnet to either ... Read More »
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When are electromagnets used?

An electromagnet is a magnet that has its field generated by electric current. It is no longer magnetic when the current is stopped. Electromagnets allow many common devices to work.SpeakersElectro... Read More »
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