RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 54833129 LA English T1 The Mechanical universe-- and beyond. Part II, Part II, A1 Goodstein, David L.,, California Institute of Technology., Southern California Consortium for Community College Television., Annenberg/CPB., Mechanical universe (Television program), PB Annenberg/CPB PP S. Burlington, VT YR 2003 AB Program 31 deals with electric potential and its gradients, the potentials of atoms and metals, electric energy, and why sparks jump. Program 32 covers the shift away from electricity as a curiosity with the invention of the electric battery by Alessandro Volta. Program 33 deals with the design and analysis of currents flowing in series and parallel circuits of resistors and capacitators. Covers the laws of Ohm and Kirchhoff and the contribution of Charles Wheatstone. Program 34 deals with magnetism as a natural phenomenon, the behavior of magnetic materials, and the motion of charged particles in a magnetic field. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.