What Are Motors?

1-3-4 Switched Reluctance

The switched reluctance motor (hereinafter referred to as the SRM) uses a stator of concentrated winding (Fig. 1.21) and a salient-poled lamination rotor (Fig. 1.22).

SRMs are variable speed motors that have a simple and robust structure.

Stator of concentrated winding
Fig. 1.21 Stator of concentrated winding
Salient-poled lamination rotor
Fig. 1.22 Salient-poled lamination rotor
This motor is used as a VR stepping motor or a switched reluctance motor.