Why did Alessandro Volta invented the battery?

by Guest8770  |  11 years, 8 month(s) ago

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I want to know about the purpose of inventing Battery by Alessandra Volta. Please share information if you know something about it. Thanks!

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  1. Guest25009214

    Why did alessandro volta invent the battery!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?


  2. James Augustus

    Alessandro Volta born in Como, Italy in 1745 is a very well known physicist for his Battery invention. He made the voltaic pile and introduced the first practical way of generating electricity in 1800. Count Volta also made various other discoveries in electrostatics, meteorology and pneumatics as well. He probably made this invention for some scientific research.
    The battery built by Volta is named as the first electrochemical cell. It has two electrodes. One electrode is made of zinc while the other electrode is made of copper. Sulfuric acid or a brine mixture of salt and water is used as the electrolyte.
    In 1774 he appointed as a physics professor at the Royal School in Como, Italy. After a year of his appointment he made a device that produces static electric charge by improving electrophorus. His promotion of it was so extensive that he is often credited with its invention, even though a machine operating in the same principle was described in 1762 by Swedish professor Johan Wilcke.
    In 1776-77 Volta started studying the chemistry of gases. He made another discovery of methane gas by collecting the gas from marshes. He conducted many experiments for example the ignition of methane through an electric spark in an air tight vessel. By developing separate means for studying both electrical potential (V) and charge (Q), Volta studied of that time is currently known as electrical capacitance .
    In 1779 he was appointed as a professor of experimental physics at the Pavia. He worked there as a professor for almost 25 years.

  3. Guest23297004

    His invention is helping us in many ways.

  4. Guest5405113
    How did Alessandro Volta invent battery

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