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DC motor

  1. Jun 2, 2012 #1
    Can someone explain me why dc motor is self starting differ of ac who is not self starting motor?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 2, 2012 #2
    The conventional dc motor has a commutator and dc current flowing in the armature, while an ac single-phase induction motor has an induced ac current in the rotor (squirrel cage).
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