How a Wimshurst Machine Works – Including Leyden Jars and How a Spark Gap Occurs
Another fantastic video from Rimstar explaining how Wimshurst Machines operate:
How a Wimshurst machine works, a complete explanation of how this very popular electrostatic generator works. Includes electrostatic, inductive charging, the neutralizer bars, collectors, Leyden jars and the spark gap.
Also here’s a bonus video of the Wimshurst Machine mounted to a bicycle :