Preface


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Preface
PrefaceElectric motors have been an important element of our industrial and commercial economy for over a century. Hundreds of books and thousands of scholarly works have been written about electric motors over the years. So it is fair to ask, “Why are we writing yet another book about motors?” The answer to this lies in an observation that one might make about the existing literature.Virtually all books on electric machinery can be categorized as being introductory (that is textbooks), theoretical (principally having to do with design) or practical books about application. The introductory books typically do not concern the reader with any hard numbers. They simply try to promote …
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James L. Kirtley, Jr.; H. Wayne Beaty; Nirmal K Ghai; Steven B Leeb; Richard H. Lyon: Electric Motor Handbook. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1998), AccessEngineering Export