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Single-phase Commutator Motors

Nature volume 74, pages 606607 (18 October 1906) | Download Citation



RECENT advances in the application of single-phase alternating currents to electric traction have given rise to a large volume of literature dealing chiefly with the motors employed. The possibility of working direct-current motors with alternating currants is by no means new, but it is only within the last few years that the principles of good design have become sufficiently well known to enable such working to be made a commercial success.

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