04. DC Machines and Drives

Course subject(s) 04. DC Machines and Drives

In this lecture a introduction is made for DC Machines, construction and principle of operation and basic calculations are described.

The following subjects are described:

  • air gap flux density
  • armature turn voltage and commutation
  • armature windings
  • total armature voltage
  • torque
  • magnetisation curve
  • armature reaction, interpoles, compensating winding
  • characteristics, means to control speed
  • DC machines drives
  • PMDC machines / PCB machines
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