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electric motor

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(Electrical Engineering) a device that converts electrical energy to mechanical torque
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Noun1.electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical workelectric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
armature - coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field
brush - conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
electric drill - a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor
drum sander, electric sander, sander, smoother - a power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor
electric clock - a clock using a small electric motor
electric fan, blower - a fan run by an electric motor
electric hammer - a hammer driven by electric motor
electric locomotive - a locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
electric mixer - a food mixer powered by an electric motor
electric refrigerator, fridge - a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
electric toothbrush - a toothbrush with an electric motor in the handle that vibrates the head of the brush
electric typewriter - a typewriter powered by an electric motor
field magnet - a magnet that provides a magnetic field in a dynamo or electric motor
motor - machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
rotor, rotor coil - the rotating armature of a motor or generator
self-starter - an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine
starter, starter motor, starting motor - an electric motor for starting an engine
stator, stator coil - mechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves
synchronous motor - electric motor in which the speed of rotation is proportional to the frequency of the A.C. power
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
wiper motor - electric motor that moves the windshield wiper
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The motor operates at low speeds, between 0 and 300 rpm versus 1,500 rpm for induction motors.
High-Speed Induction Motors (HSIM) are induction motors working on high rotation speeds.
the design of unit incorporates 2 hydro-kinetic turbines that each drive standard induction motors via an in line gearbox to generate 3 phase ac power.
Controlling action of electrical drives used in various systems and process control, particularly an induction motors, became very important for its suitability in system design in industry & it's so many other advantages such as time, energy & sensitivity The most important data to be drive the induction motor are frequency, temperature, voltage, current, and speed.
For HVAC applications, most motors, both single- and three-phase, are induction motors, although other types of motors, such as synchronous ac motors are sometimes used.
The models of three-phase induction motors, mostly derived by Park's coordinate system, are quite common in the literature.
However this analysis is out of the scope of this paper, due to the comparison of the effects of real and ideal sags on the induction motors needs a deeper analysis with particular characteristics.
Industrial conveying and handling machines typically use expensive permanent magnet synchronous drives ("servo") or cheaper induction motors equipped with brakes and clutches.
Induction motors connected across the line at start draw large currents, approximately 600 percent of rated current, and this current remains high through most of the start.
Induction motors are mostly used for variable speed applications motors in industry [1].
Unfortunately they are also expensive, which explains the greater purchase price of PMSMs compared to induction motors.