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Induction motor is a AC motor it is also known as asynchronous motor .

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Answer : In a double squirrel cage induction motor, good starting torque is produced as Large current flows through the outer high resistance winding.

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Answer : A change of 4% in the supply voltage to an induction motor will produce a change of approximately 8% in the rotor torque

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Answer : In an induction motor if the flux density is reduced.to one-half, of its normal value then the torque will reduce to one-fourth

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Answer : A 400 V, 50 Hz three-phase induction motor rotates at 1440 rpm on full -load. The motor is wound for 4 poles

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Answer : In a split-phase induction motor, the resistance/reactance ratios of windings are such that current in the auxiliary winding leads the current in the main winding

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Answer : In a single-phase induction motor when the rotor is stationary and voltage is applied to the stator, then the flux first decreases and then increases in the same direction

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Answer : 0

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Answer : Any type of induction motor is self starting. Because the reason for torqe production require two flux displaced by some angle theta.If theta is constant with time then torqe will be constant;if ... torqe also pulsating. In induction motor this angle theta is not pulsating.so it is self starting 

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Answer : As we know that single phase induction is not self started because for self started we require atleast two revolving field but single phase induction motor has only one. So we provide extra ... 1phase IM classified as split phase IM, capacitor start capacitor run, capacitor start induction run.

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Answer : Single phase induction motor is not self starting. Three phase induction motor is self starting.

Description : What is the definition of induction motor?

Answer : its working on magnetic base made by coils and its work with 1 phase or 3 phase ac or dc supply

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Answer : while you give supply to motor its motor run on magnet base 

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Answer : The power factor of the inducction motor is low at the time of starting as compare to while the induction motor is running.

Description : What is mean by plugging in three phase induction motor?

Answer : Plugging in three-phase induction motor means interchanging of any two phases of a stator for quick stopping.

Description : explain the working of single phase induction motor.

Answer : Stator has two winding namely main winding and auxiliary winding.when single phase ac supply is given to the motor,its produces alternating field.this field cut by a cage rotor.so some emf ... due to this emf,rotor flux produced.the interaction between two fluxes produce torque.so rotor rotates.

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Description : Induction motor

Answer : Induction Motor Inductor is a coil of wire which possess the property of inductance. Inductance is the property of an electric conductor which generate electromotive force (EMF ... motor are classified as slip ring induction motor and squirrel cage induction motor.

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Answer : Single Phase Induction Motor Single phase induction motor is mostly used in home, office, shop and many single phase appliances like pumps,  ... torque and silent operation. It is uses where silent operation is required.

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Answer : Speed control of three phase induction motor

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Description : What is the principle of AC motor?

Description : AC motor

Answer : AC motor AC motor have two types one is Induction motor and second is synchronous motor. Induction motor have two types one is single phase induction motor and second is three phase ... self starting motor so using  external motor or we have to start it as induction motor.

Description : Do AC induction motors have back EMF?

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Answer : Synchronous motor has more efficiency.

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