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Multiple rotor motor?

  1. Nov 15, 2004 #1
    what i mean by this is a basic dipole motor, but with two of them side by side set at different angles. it's kind of hard to explain. but try to think of a tripole motor, but with an extra pole. then keep both of extra poles at different angles than the other two (so maybe 90º apart, or smaller, smaller would work better for my ACTUAL question, so think like 12º apart), then move the two extra poles over horizontally. so its like two rotors side by side, simply at different angles. both of these rotors are wrapped seperately, but with the same current/voltage running through them. would this be possible? or because of the repolusion between similar poles would the rotors simply push each other apart until they broke?

    if you need more help visualizing, tell me, i can maybe draw something up and post it some how. or if this is in the wrong forum, plz someone tell me!

    until then, thanx!
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 19, 2004 #2
    It is kinda like a standard single rotor motor with a fundimental and a strong 5th harmonic, fighting to rotate the motor in reverse. Is the purpose to generate heat?, there are much simpler methods.
  4. Dec 5, 2004 #3
    no the purpose isn't to genrate heat. its more to creat a large amount of torque at a low current.
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