What Are Motors?

Basic Motor Information

Chapter 1 Reviewing the Motor System

Various types of motors exist. When viewed from a different angle, no perfect motor exists. A certain motor might have advantage A while having disadvantage B. Such imperfectness of motors is probably due to the fact that various motors have been designed differently for particular applications.

In this chapter, I would like to discuss motors in a systematic fashion.

Chapter 2 Understanding Motor Basics

In Chapter 1, we learned that various types of motor can be produced by combining the stator and a rotor. In Chapter 2, we will discuss the rotation principles of motors we are familiar with as well as their characteristics.