# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems III Task 1190989540

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Design an electric motor.

Definition

Design should include
  • rotor
  • stator
  • air gap
  • windings
  • induction
  • force
  • torque.
Selection should be made from a variety of motor types, including
  • brushed DC motor
  • brushless DC motor
  • synchronous motors
  • servo motor
  • stepper motor

Process/Skill Questions

  • How does the number of windings affect a motor?
  • Why is the material of the core important in designing a motor?
  • How can the efficiency of a motor be improved?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

PH.11

The student will investigate and understand how to diagram, construct, and analyze basic electrical circuits and explain the function of various circuit components. Key concepts include
  1. Ohm’s law;
  2. series, parallel, and combined circuits;
  3. electrical power; and
  4. alternating and direct currents.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

ST-ET4

Apply the elements of the design process.

ITEEA National Standards

16. Energy and Power Technologies

 

9. Engineering Design

 

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