Shared April 26, 2013
Professor Eric Laithwaite (1921-1997) of Imperial College London demonstrates some of the most difficult concepts in electricity & magnetism.
This is one of a series of 16mm colour films made for schools. They were all made in Eric Laithwaite's "Heavy Electrical Laboratory" in the Electrical Engineering Department at Imperial College London.
For more on Eric Laithwaite:
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