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Electric Motor Reference Books

Electric Motor Reference Books

Electric Motor Reference Books

Hello all,
I am looking for an in-depth reference for motors and  drives, one that explains things in semi-layman's terms.  Does anyone have any recommendations?  Or, of good resources available on the web?

Thanks in advance!

RE: Electric Motor Reference Books

I think the Reliance web page provides a fairly comprehensive and in-depth discussion.


You may also be interested in some of the links at my page:


For motor maintenance applications engineering, you can't beat the book "Managing Motors" by R. Nailen. Go to the Easa sight and follow links to Bark's publications.

RE: Electric Motor Reference Books

Good books on motor are hard to come by. From my experience, most are lacking and you need to refer to quite a number to get the information you require. One that I use a lot was written by Say, but as usual, I have lowned it out and so haven't got the full details at the moment.
I addition to the websites electricpete has quoted, you may find some useful information on my site at www.lmphotonics.com.

Mark Empson

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