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Table of Contents

Motor Data – Electrical
Terminal Markings and Connections

Field Polarities of DC Machines

Maximum Locked-Rotor Currents – Three-Phase Squirrel Cage Motors
NEMA Code Letters For AC Motors
General Speed-Torque Characteristics

Effect of Voltage Unbalance on Motor Performance
Starting Characteristics of Squirrel Cage Induction Motors
Allowable Starts and Starting Intervals

NEMA Size Starters for Three-Phase Motors
Starter Enclosures
NEMA Size Starters for Single-Phase Motors
Derating Factors for Conductors in a Conduit

Temperature Classifications of Insulation Systems
Resistance Temperature Detectors

Determining the Polarizatioin Index of Machine Windings

Useful Formulas and Conversions
Formulas for Electrical Motors
Formulas for Electrical Circuits
Temperature Correction of Winding Resistance
Motor Application Formulas