Asked by  | 1st Mar, 2010, 12:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,

Uses are:

1. Particle accelarators.

2. Electric motors.

3. Junkyard cranes.

The main technological uses of electromagnets are in storing information and moving things. They are used in many electrical devices like electrical balls, loudspeakers, magnetic locks and various magnetic recording devices such as computer disks, tape recorders, VCR, etc. Televisions also uses electromagnets to power the cathode ray tube to regulate the direction of the beam of electrons, used to illuminate the screen. Electromagnets are also used in telephones, mobile phones and doorbells. Moving metals and picking up cars in junkyards are some of the common everyday uses of electromagnets. Spacecrafts also use electromagnets in the propulsion system to generate power.

Hope this helps.

Answered by  | 1st Mar, 2010, 01:29: PM

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