# AC Motors

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## Why Do DC Motors Have Higher Starting Torque than AC Motors?

Why is the Starting Torque of a DC Motor Greater Than That of an AC Motor? DC (direct current) motors generally have higher starting torque compared to AC (alternating current)…

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## Why is the Synchronous Motor Not Self Starting?

Why are Synchronous Motor and Synchronous Machines Not Self Starting? We know that a synchronous motor is not a self starting machine. This is because when the armature (stator) of…

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## Synchronous Motor: Construction, Working, Types and Applications

Synchronous Motors – Working Principle, Types, Starting Methods and Applications An electrical machine is a general term used for an electromagnetic device that is used for conversion between electrical and…

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## Losses in a Induction Motor – Power Stages in Asynchronous Motor

Losses, Power Stages and Efficiency of Induction Motor An induction motor (also known as Asynchronous Motor) is widely used in industries to convert electrical power into mechanical power. Therefore, the…

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## Equivalent Circuit of Induction Motor

What is the Equivalent Circuit of Induction Motor? An induction motor works on the principle of electromagnetic induction. The working of an induction motor is similar to the transformer. Also,…

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## Types of Electric Motors – Classification of AC, DC & Special Motors

Classification of Different Types of Electrical Motors An Electrical Motor is a machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. It is used for generating torque to lift loads, move…

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## Synchronous, Stepper and AC Motors Formulas and Equations

AC Machine Formulas & Equations for Stepper and Synchronous Motors Following are the useful equations and AC motors formulas while designing and analyzing synchronous motors, stepper motors and other related…

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## Induction Motor & Linear Induction Motors Formulas & Equations

Formulas and Equations for Linear and Induction Motors The following equations and formulas related to linear and induction motors can be used to calculate the basic parameters while analyzing and…

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## Three-Phase Induction Motor – Construction, Working, Types & Applications

Three-Phase Induction Motor – Construction, Operation & Types of 3-Phase Induction Motors The motor is used to convert an electrical form of energy into mechanical form. According to the type…

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## Single-Phase Induction Motor – Construction, Working, Types & Applications

Single-Phase Induction Motor – Construction, Operation & Types of 1-Phase Induction Motors The single-phase motors are more preferred over a three-phase induction motor for domestic, commercial applications. Because form utility,…