How Does An Electric Motor Work?


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Shezan Shaikh Profile
Shezan Shaikh answered
Electric motors work by the help of electromagnetism. But there are certain motors that work with the help of 'electrostatic forces' and the 'piezoelectric effect'. The most important factor by which an electric motor works is by the mechanical force present on every current carrying wire inside the magnetic field. This mechanical force is described as the 'Lorentz force law'. This law is applicable to both; the wire and the magnetic field.

In an electric motor the part which rotates the motor is known as the rotor. The part which remains stationary is known as the 'Stator'. When the voltage or current is turned on for the electromagnetic motor, either the Rotor or Stator will serve the purpose for the electric motor to work.
Sandra Lee Profile
Sandra Lee answered

In the event that we twist our wire into a squarish, U-molded circle so there are viably two parallel wires going through the attractive field. One of them removes the electric current from us through the wire and the other one brings the current back once more. Since the present streams in inverse bearings in the wires, Fleming's Left-Hand Rule lets us know the two wires will move in inverse headings. At the end of the day, when we switch on the power, one of the wires will move upward and the other will move descending.

On the off chance that the loop of wire could bear on moving such as this, it would pivot persistently.

Tom  Jackson Profile
Tom Jackson answered

I assume that if it was a school project, it was probably a dc motor.  (If it was ac, search for "how does an ac motor work.")

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Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
I did a electric motor for my project for school and I do not know how it works

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