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Motors, motor control and drives

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 General characteristics
  • 3 Main classes of electric machines
    • 3.1 Induction motors
    • 3.2 Synchronous motors
    • 3.3 Commutator motors
    • 3.3.1 AC commutator motors
    • 3.3.2 DC motors
    • 3.3.3 Universal motors
    • 3.4.1 Permanent magnets on the stator
    • 3.4.2 Permanent magnets on the rotor
    • 3.1.1 Single-phase induction motors
    • 3.4 Permanent magnet motors
    • 3.5 Switched reluctance motors
    • 3.6 Stepper motors
  • 4 Variable speed drives
    • 4.1 DC motor drives
    • 4.2 AC motor drives
    • 4.3 Switched reluctance drives
    • 4.4 Commissioning of drives
  • 5 Ratings, standards and testing

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)

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