How electricity is transmitted from the power station to the consumer. The principles of the transformer are developed from simple experiments; shows a modern transformer station and explains the principle of step-up and step-down transformers; shows the operation of a circuit breaker; shows the grid system and the network of sub-stations which supply power for factories and homes.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)