induction motor

induction motor
noun Date: 1897 an alternating-current motor in which torque is produced by the reaction between a varying magnetic field generated in the stator and the current induced in the coils of the rotor

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  • Induction motor — (Elec.) A type of alternating current motor comprising two wound members, one stationary, called the stator, and the other rotating, called the rotor, these two members corresponding to a certain extent to the field and armature of a direct… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induction motor — An induction motor (IM) is a type of asynchronous AC motor where power is supplied to the rotating device by means of electromagnetic induction. Other commonly used name is squirrel cage motor due to the fact that the rotor bars with short… …   Wikipedia

  • induction motor — noun : any of several alternating current motors in which the torque is produced by the reaction between a varying or rotating magnetic field that is generated in stationary field magnets and the current that is induced in the coils or circuits… …   Useful english dictionary

  • induction motor — asinchroninis variklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. asynchronous motor; induction motor vok. Asynchronmotor, m; Induktionsmotor, m rus. асинхронный двигатель, m; индукционный мотор, m pranc. moteur à induction, f; moteur… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • induction motor — a type of electric motor in which alternating current from a power source is fed through a primary winding and induces a current in a secondary winding, with the parts arranged so that the resulting magnetic field causes a movable rotor to rotate …   Universalium

  • induction motor — noun an alternating current motor in which currents in the secondary wiring of the rotor are created by induction from the magnetic field of the primary winding of the stator …   Wiktionary

  • Induction Motor —   A motor in which a three phase (or any multiphase) alternating current (i.e. the working current) is supplied to iron cored coils (or windings) within the stator. As a result, a rotating magnetic field is set up, which induces a magnetizing… …   Energy terms

  • induction motor — /ɪnˈdʌkʃən moʊtə/ (say in dukshuhn mohtuh) noun a type of electric motor in which an alternating current fed to the primary winding causes an induced current to flow through the secondary winding of the rotor; the interaction between these… …   Australian English dictionary

  • induction motor — An ac motor which operates on principle of rotating magnetic field. Rotor has no electrical connection, but receives electrical energy by transformer action from field windings …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • linear induction motor — Elect., Railroads. an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground. Also, linear induction motor. Also… …   Useful english dictionary

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