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Different kinds of electric motors used in aircraft

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 3:53
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The DC motor (DC-Motoren) or the Direct Current motor is used in a broad variety of uses which include radio. The stepper motor, the brushed motor and the brushless are the three different kinds of direct current motors available now.Brushless Motors (BürstenloseMotoren) are most used in model aircraft and choppers.These devices are offered in a vast variety of sizes to suit different programs. With the use of these motors, there continues to be a large increase in the usage of simple and light weight model electric aircraft. These brushless and modern batteries let the model planes to ascend. Another crucial reason for its growing popularity is that these motors are noisy and cluttered in comparison with the internal combustion engines. It is merely used in model aeroplanes.

These are not cheap but more efficient than the other kinds of electric motors. As these motors don’t contain brushes, there is no friction. It needs less maintenance in comparison to the other kinds of motors. These have a rotor and a commutator which reverses the current course. As it is highly durable, it may be used apart from airplanes for an extensive range of applications.The Direct Current motors have different torque and speed with which varies based on the load of the use. These motors are categorized on the basis of various arrangements. Many of these motors show functionality features that are distinct and so it can be selected based on the type of function for which it is to be used.
In addition to direct current motors, AC motors are also used in aircraft. These motors are not quite disadvantageous for aircraft as the AC electricity is constantly accessible. In addition, it offers a cost efficient solution to most of these programs. The AC motors are essentially used in programs where the motors are always running in an aircraft includingfuel booster pumps and air conditioning cooling fans. The AC motors are simple in construction and it is also not rather false. It is thus popular in most of the commercial airplanes in different sections.The electrical powered airplanes are gaining enormous popularity as the motors used in these planes are silent and clean compared to the combustion motors.Along with the brushed and brushless motors, stepper motors are also included by DC motors. It is used for various programs like scanners, toys, floppy disk and so forth. Common practice is to reduce the speed with aPlanetary (Planetengetriebe) or Spur Gearbox (Stirnradgetriebe). Resulting examples are Planetary gearmotors (Planetengetriebemotoren) and Spur gearmotors (Stirnradgetriebemotoren).Stepper motors which are electronicallycontrolled are made accessible through many of the offline and on-line stores at various cost rates. These devices have low current, but can be controlled easily through an external control.


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