College of Letters & Science
Department of Physics
5 Electricity and Magnetism
Eddy Current Brake
5K20.22 EDDY CURRENT BRAKE
An spinning aluminum wheel is quickly stopped when placed between the poles of a powerful radar magnet.
CAUTION: keep magnet at least 1/2 m away from ALL other ferromagnetic materials.
This version has a copper wheel and adjustable, NIB magnetic poles.
CAUTION: keep magnets at least 1/2 m away from ALL other ferromagnetic materials.