Electrical energy

April 2007
Energy (9781405318730);2007, p46
Book Chapter
Information on electrical energy from a section of the book "Energy" is presented. It emphasizes that electricity is the most useful kind of energy. Particular focus is given to how static electricity works. It points out that electric current is a type of kinetic energy since the electrons are constantly moving. To reduce the amount of energy that is lost, there is a need to transmit electricity at extremely high voltages.


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