The objective of this site is to help students to understand the workings of a hydroelectric power station. In Leaving Cert Physics, students spend a lot of time studying how ac generators work.  This theory is not placed in a real world context (a bit like studying a combustion engine without discussing a car). It is hoped that this site will allow students to visualise generators working within a power station, and thus unite the theory and practice.

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Suitable for Leaving Cert Physics Higher and Ordinary Level


Author: Tony O’Rourke
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