Braking of DC Motors

Braking of DC Motors: Controlled slowing or stopping of a motor and its driven load is as important as starting in many applications (e.g. cranes, traction on a slope to…

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Electrical Braking of Polyphase Induction Motors

Electrical Braking of Polyphase Induction Motors: Electrical Braking of Polyphase Induction Motors which consists of different types, namely, Plugging (or Counter-Current Braking) Dynamic (or Rheostatic) Braking Regenerative Braking 1. Plugging…

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Drum Controller for DC Series Motor

Drum Controller for DC Series Motor: DC series motors are often employed on cranes, elevators, tramcars and other applications, where the motor is under the direct control of an operator.…

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Polyphase AC Motors for Traction Drives

Polyphase AC Motors for Traction Drives: Polyphase AC Motors for Traction Drives - Advantages of ac motors over dc we already know. Because of negligible maintenance, ruggedness and higher power…

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