Synchronous and asynchronous machines

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  1. midrees

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    what are synchronous and asynchronous machines? Please share your knowledge. Thanks
     
  2. marshallf3

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  3. mik3

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    Synchronous machines are the AC motors which rotate with a constant speed, independent of the load for a wide range of loads. The speed of an asynchronous motor varies with the load. As the load increases, the speed drops as to increase the slip and produce the required driving torque.
     
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