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Rotor

Stan Zurek, Rotor, Encyclopedia-Magnetica.com, {accessed 2020-08-08}

Definition

Rotor - the rotating part of an electric motor or generator.

The rotor is usually an inner part of the machine. However, there are constructions in which the rotor is placed outside of the stator, and then names like stationary rotor and outer rotor are used.


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Rotor (left) and stator (right) of an induction motor stator_and_rotor_of_induction_motor_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Rotor of a universal motor rotor_universal_with_windings_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Rotor without windings rotor_universal_no_windings_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Commutator without windings rotor_universal_no_windings_close_up_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Rotor in a BLDC motor bldc_motor_direct_drive_lg_washing_machine_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Laminations for induction motor, for rotor (inside) and stator (outside) induction_motor_laminations_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

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rotor.txt ยท Last modified: 2020/07/19 01:43 by stan_zurek

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