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The electric motor - simply explained!

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In order to share this competence with you, our technology has summarized some basic questions about electric motors in the following blog posts

  • How does an electric motor work?
  • What types of electric motors are there?
  • Which electric motor do you need for which application?
  • How is an electric motor constructed?
  • How can you test an electric motor?

We answer these and many other fundamental questions in the following articles.

The history of the electric motor

The Danish physicist Hans Christian Oersted discovered in 1820 that electric current has a magnetic effect. This was the cornerstone for the research into electromagnetism and thus also for the development of the electric motor ...

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Functional principle

Electric motors serve as energy converters that convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. The available mechanical energy is used to perform mechanical work.

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Types of motors and their mode of operation

How DC Motors Work The basic components of a DC motor are as follows

1. The field magnet, which is also called the stator
2. ....

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The structure

The rotor or runner
There is a winding in the grooves of the laminated rotor core. This winding usually consists of copper or aluminum and is either injected or inserted into the grooves.

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