Open Rotor Conductors

What happens with squirrel induction machines if the ends of rotor conductors are kept open?

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  • Jan 8th, 2010

If the end of the Rotor Bars are not connected then there is no current in rotor Bars and hence no torque will be developped. The moroe may however run at a very low speed due to eddy currents in the rotor.

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