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Homopolar motors?

Discussion in 'Sensors and Actuators' started by Moha99, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. Moha99

    Moha99

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    Nov 18, 2011
    Hallo everyone its been a while,

    Wanted to know something about homopolar motors...

    When looking at this photo here:

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    It seems difficult for me to imagine how back-EMF is generated...
    Since the conductor is not moving now is it?

    The only logical answer to me is: When the magnet is moving, its generating a C-EMF to that wire. But not all of it only the small part where its close to the magnet.
     
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