EM2.3 Wimshurst Induction Machine

The classical Wimshurst machine separates charge. The hand crank spins two disks in opposite direction and charges two beakers, each with a unique charge. In essence, this creates a large capacitor. The capacitance of the machine can be controlled by two nobs in the front of the machine. When the knobs touch, the capacitance is high.

Equipment Location: Shelf D6-3