Transmission of electricity

United Kingdom, 1949

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Merton Park

Duration

00:11:28:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323023

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Energy consumption

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy consumption

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Power-plants

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electric power

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electricity

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power (Mechanics)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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