DC Motor, Generators and Energy Conversion Devices Lecture Notes

This note explains the following topics: Introductory Concepts, Magnetic Circuits-
Quantities and Definitions, Solving Magnetic Circuits, Solving Magnetic Circuits
with Electrical Analogies, Mechanics For Motors and Generators, Electromagnetic
Induction and Magnetic Forces, Construction of Elementary Dc Generators, Induced
Voltage In Practical Dc Machines, Power Balance And Efficiency in Dc Generators,
Separately Excited Dc Motors, Shunt Connected Dc Motors, Starting Dc Motors, Dc
Motor Control Components and Diagrams, Computing Resistive Starter Values, Other
Dc Motor Connections, Series Dc Motor Torque-Speed Characteristics, Non-Linear
Operation of Dc Motors, Non-Linear Operation of Compound Motors, Operation and
Control of Dc Motors, Self-Excited Dc Generators, Solar Energy and Photocells,
Photocell Electrical Characteristics and Circuit Model, Solar Panels and
Economics of Solar Power.

**Author(s):** Southern
Illinois University

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