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Virtual Lab: AC &Amp; DC Electric Motors
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And now all we have to add is an AC electrical plug.

Note how one wire of the plug is always connected to the front ring (and thus one end of the electromagnet). While the other wire of the plug is always connected to the other ring (and other end of the electromagnet).

 
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