AC Induction Motor Rotor Design

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You can adjust the three principal parameters related to induction motor rotor design. Approximate values for three specific NEMA designs are provided by means of buttons.

Contributed by: Harley H. Hartman (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



By adjusting the rotor resistance ), the rotor reactance ), and the blocked rotor voltage ), you can observe the interactive effects of the parameters. The buttons provide a quick means of setting the parameters to the approximate NEMA design types of A, B, and D.

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