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Brush DC Motor Runs Along - August 2013

Dan Jones

The article "Brush DC Motor Runs Along" appeared in the August 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
Everything started in 1800 when Volta developed the first DC battery. Faraday used the DC battery to develop the first electric motor. It used brushes to transfer the battery voltage and current to the rotating disk rotor. This was in mid-1831. Thus was born the brush DC motor.

Keywords
dc motors, brush dc motors, basics

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