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Alessandro Volta

INTRODUCTION Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Volta is known as the scientist that founded the electric age. He was an Italian physicist pioneer that contributed greatly to the development of the battery. Alessandro Volta was born in Como, Italy in 1745. He attended a public school; in 1774 he was appointed professor of physics at the Royal School in Como. His first invention was an electrophorus; a device that produced static electricity. In 1776-77 he devoted his time to chemistry, studying atmospheric...

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Battery and Jumper Cables

ordinary stuff as energy. Fellow Filipinos were able to produce these results, so why shouldn’t we do similar? B. Foreign Research 1. Volta and Galvani Alessandro Volta began to study the “animal electricity” noted by Luigi Galvani when 2 different metals were connected in series with the frog’s legs to one another. Volta noticed that the frog’s legs served as conductors of electricity (electrolyte) and as a detector of electricity. He than replaced the legs with brine-...

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FOREIGN PHYSICIST Alessandro Volta AUTOBIOGRAPHY Inventor: Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta Criteria: First to invent. Birth: February 18, 1745.in Como, Lombardy, Italy Death: March 5, 1827.near Como, Lombardy, Italy Nationality: Italian Invention: electric battery in 1800 Volta called his battery the Voltaic Pile. He stacked alternating layers of zinc, cardboard soaked in salt water and silver, image courtesy BBC Rough Science Function: noun / electric bat•tery...

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gold and jewelry are plated today. From 1780 to about 1786, Luigi Galvani observed that when pieces of iron and brass are connected to frog's legs, he got them to twitch. This started the interest in what was known as voltaic electricity, after Alessandro Volta. From 1796-1799 he experimented with such elements as Zinc and Silver and invented what was known as the fi In this highly technological world with advanced machines, electronics have been woven into almost every aspect of everyday life. Batteries...

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produce, because the more electrons you have the more electricity you will get. Samatra, Ragus 2 Background/Research You might think that batteries are a modern invention, but batteries were one of the first ways of making electricity. Alessandro Volta discovered the first electric battery in 1800. He made a giant stack of alternating layers of zinc, blotting paper soaked in salt water, and silver. This early design for a battery became known as the voltaic pile. How does a voltaic pile make...

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Science and Technology of the Industrial Revolution Era

upwardly. Galvani believed that the combining of two chemicals made up of separate components would cause an electrical current to spring from the chemical reaction. He went on to call this act “animal electricity.” (Murdarasi). Galvani’s act led Alessandro Volta to believe that Galvani had not created animal electricity, but instead for a way for energy to be stored. This belief led to the invention of the electric cell or, more commonly, the battery (Murdarasi). Some of the most pivotal moments in...

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Orange Battery

anode. These two objects work as electrodes, causing an electrochemical reaction which generates a small potential difference. III. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE The first battery was developed by Alessandro Volta more than two centuries ago. Count Alessandro Volta an Italian physicist, known for his pioneering work in electricity, invented the voltaic battery in 1800. The voltaic pile was a forerunner of the electric battery. The electrical unit known as the volt was named in...

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Lemon Battery - Essay

and copper may be found in the plumbing supply department of a hardware store. Here is a design for a battery constructed from a film container. Use our film cannister battery to power a calculator. The first battery was created in 1799 by Alessandro Volta .  Today batteries provide the power for an amazing variety of devices, everything from flashlights to  robots, computers, satellites and cars. Inventors and researchers continue to improve the battery, designing batteries that last longer and...

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cells •Hydrogen fuel cells 9 Brief history Luigi Galvani (Italy, 18th century) Brass hook Steel scalpel His work marked the birth of electrochemistry Founder of the concept of bioelectricity 10 Brief history Alessandro Volta (Italy, 18th century) A voltaic cell Father of battery (electrochemical cells) 11 Brief history Michael Faraday (England, 19th century) Svante Arrhenius Laws of electrolysis Theories on electrolytes (Sweden,...

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Investigation Weighting 20% Due Date: Friday 22nd November during your normal chemistry period. Task Type: Hand in + First Hand Investigation Assessment Task Context The first battery or voltaic cell (later named a galvanic cell) was made by Alessandro Volta, his discoveries led to the first working batteries. Over time the chemistry and construction of a battery has been refined, and society has become more reliant on these efficient portable sources of electrical energy. With the positive benefits...

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