Objective

Learn fundamental concepts underlying electronic control of an electric motor.

Resources

  • Lab Report Template
  • Software
    • SoundScope

Assignment

Based on laboratory experience with electronic control of the linear motor, complete written analyses of the following:

  • What can be observed about operation of the linear motor at the following frequencies? Describe in terms of visual, tactile, and auditory perception.

    (1) 10 Hz
    (2) 50 Hz
    (3) 400 Hz. 
  • What is the purpose of the electronic amplifier in control of the linear motor? 
  • What are advantages of electronic control of a linear motor in comparison with mechanical control?