Tue, Aug 26, 2008
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are ALWAYS
welcome, as are additions or discussion of the
explanations given for each Aero-Term.
The generation of an electric current by the flow of an
electrically conducting fluid through a magnetic field. For
instance, the magnetic field originating inside the Earth is
believed to come from a dynamo process involving the flow of molten
iron in the Earth's hot core. The energy required by the current is
obtained from the motion of the flow.
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