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Stan Zurek, Rotor, Encyclopedia Magnetica,

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
Rotor of a universal motor rotor_universal_with_windings_magnetica.jpg
Rotor without windings rotor_universal_no_windings_magnetica.jpg
Commutator without windings rotor_universal_no_windings_close_up_magnetica.jpg
Rotor in a BLDC motor bldc_motor_direct_drive_lg_washing_machine_magnetica.jpg
Laminations for induction motor, for rotor (inside) and stator (outside) induction_motor_laminations_magnetica.jpg

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rotor.txt · Last modified: 2021/04/17 14:40 by stan_zurek

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