What is an electric motor?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 21st Mar, 2014, 09:30: AM

Expert Answer:



An electric motor is a device that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy. A motor works on the principle that a conductor carrying current in a magnetic field experiences a mechanical force .

Electric motor is used as an important component in electric fans, cranes, electric trains, textile machines, mixers, washing machines, computers, mixers, etc.


Answered by  | 21st Mar, 2014, 11:30: AM