Motors Reference includes the reference material for both AC Motors and DC Motors.
AC Motor Reference includes the following categories of motors:
Induction Motor includes:
General Principle - The Principle of operation is explained along with the advantages and disadvantages in this topic.
Construction - Go through the construction method for Stator, Rotor and other peripherals.
Methods of Starting - Methods of starting are given for Slip ring motor [rotor resistance starting], Squirrel cage motor [direct-on-line starting, star delta and auto transformer]. You also learn the important contingencies to be considered in starting of induction motors under this topic.
Speed Control - Speed control from stator and Speed control from rotor are covered under this topic.
Equations - Learn the equations to calculate the Speed of Induction Motor, Torque, Slip Speed, Frequency of Rotor Current and Starting Torque.
Charecteristics - Charecteristics of Induction Motor is listed down here.
3 - Phase Induction Motors - This topic covers the Squirrel Cage Motor, Wound Round Motor along with the advantages and drawbacks.
Single Phase Induction Motors - This topic includes Split Phase Motor, Capacitor Motor [ Capacitor Run, Capacitor Start/Induction Run, and Capacitor start/Capacitor Run], Shaded pole Motor, Repulsion Motor [ Repulsion Motor, Compensated Repulsion Motor, Repulsion Start Induction Run Motor and Repulsion Induction Motor ] and Universal Motor.
Applications - This topic includes numerous types of motors and their applications.
Synchronous Motor includes the following sub topics apart from basic concepts:
Principle of Operation - Take a quick look at the principles of operation that is clearly explained here.
Method of Excitation - This also includes Lagging P.F, Leading P.F and Unity P.F.
Methods of Starting - This covers the methods of starting using AC motor,DC source and Self Starting methods.
V-Curve and Inverted V-Curve - Graphical view along with the supporting theory is given under this.
Application - Applications of synchronous motors are given.
DC Motor Reference covers the following concepts along with Principle of Operation:
Construction - Take a quick glance over the following concepts:
Brushes and Bearings
Types of Motors - This consists of various motor concepts that includes:
Equations - Now the following equations are just a click away:
Losses and Efficiency
Applications - Numerous applications of DC motors are covered under this topic.
This invaluable Electrical Engineering application is included with diagrams wherever applicable.
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