steam engine which runs on electricity is shown. This demonstration can illustrate
work done by a gas, the first law of thermodynamics and principles of engines.
ready for demonstration.
A socket for a small light bulb is attached to the engine. There is a noticible
difference in the speed of the flywheel when a light bulb is in this socket
compared to when the circuit is not connected. The speed decrease is due to
the work necessary to light the bulb.
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