Motors and Selecting the Right One

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Contributors: CaseyTheRobot

Introduction

At any given moment, you are near at least one or two types of motors. From the vibration motor in your cell phone, to the fans and CD drive in your favorite gaming system, motors are all around us. Motors provide a way for our devices to interact with us and the environment. With a myriad of applications for motors, the design and operation of them can vary.

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What You Will Learn

In this tutorial we’ll cover some of these basic motor types and uses:

  • DC Brush Motors
  • Brushless Motors
  • Stepper Motors
  • Linear Motors

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