"Well begun is half done," a quote that most reference materials attribute to Aristotle, certainly applies when selecting mechanical power transmission
products. A selection process that is well thought out at the start can ensure that the product selected will be properly sized and appropriate to the application at hand.
In this paper, Edward Hage, founder of specAmotor.com, an online motor calculation and selection tool, focuses on the overheating of electric motors. Presented here is a calculation
method with which the temperature and heat development of a direct current (DC) motor and a brushless motor can be