[AMPS] OT: Elec. Motor basics 101????
Sun, 6 May 2001 22:24:30 -0400
This information is available from a variety of sources; e.g. , such as
McGraw Hill's, "Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers", Fink & Beaty,
There is are fairly extensive bibliographies for both DC and AC motors if
you need to dig deeper.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Clements" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Phil Levin W2GE" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2001 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: [AMPS] OT: Elec. Motor basics 101????
> > 2.) What is the difference in a motor designed for AC vs. DC?? How do
> > come up with design parameters for winding the armature??? I.e. say for
> > torque vs. an armature for high rpm????
> What I know is ancient and could not even fill a thimble, Phil
> I do remember that a D.C. motor reaches maximum torque at zero rpm.
> That is why D.C. was chosen for locomotive engines, I guess.
> Phil, K5PC
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