15 key differences: Single-phase vs Three-phase Induction motor

difference between a single-phase and a three-phase induction motor

An induction motor is the most commonly used AC motor in homes, offices, and industries. The reasons are its low cost, rugged construction, and sufficiently high efficiency. Based on the AC power supply given to the motor, there are two types of Induction motors, viz, Single-phase and a Three-phase Induction motor. In this article, we … Read more

PCB project ideas: 3 New project ideas of July 2021

3 New PCB project ideas

A PCB is an acronym for Printed Circuit boards. These printed circuit boards are one of the most vital components of modern-day electronics. From computers to kids’ toys, a PCB covers a wide range of applications. In this article, we have selected three PCB project ideas for July 2021.So, without delaying any further, let us … Read more

Speed Control of a Synchronous motor: Methods & Applications

Speed control of a Synchronous motor

A Synchronous motor is a type of AC motor that runs at a constant speed. And before discussing the speed control methods of a Synchronous motor, let us see how to find the speed of a synchronous motor. Using this simple formula: , we can calculate the synchronous speed of any synchronous motor.Let’s look at … Read more

Raspberry-Pi Pico PCB projects (3 new ideas to work on)

Raspberry-pi Pico PCB projects

Raspberry pi Pico is a tiny yet powerful board built using the RP2040 microcontroller. Since its introduction, this board is catching the eyes of every project maker out there. And you might be curious to see some good projects using this board. So to minimize your effort in finding some, this article presents you with … Read more

Types of Single-phase Induction motors and their Applications

types of single phase induction motors

There are 5 types of single-phase induction motors on the basis of their starting methods: Resistance start, Capacitor start, Capacitor start capacitor run, Permanent Capacitor, and shaded-pole single-phase induction motor. Each of them is discussed in detail below. A single-phase induction motor creates an alternating magnetic field on giving an AC supply to its windings. … Read more

Single phase Induction motor: Construction, Working & Starting methods

single phase induction motor

A single-phase induction motor is a type of AC motor which consists of a single-phase winding on the stator and requires a single-phase AC supply to create a working flux for the motor. But have you ever thought, why do we need a single-phase induction motor when we already have a three-phase induction motor?It is … Read more