How Do Motors Rotate? Magic? Squirrels? Magnetic Fields

How does a motor rotate?  Why do 3 phase motors reverse direction when you swap two wires?  What do the starting capacitors do on single phase motors?

Next Steps

Go to the Motors, AC VFD Drives, and 3 Phase Power Training to select your next lesson.  There are also many other Lesson Series on PLC Programming and Industrial Automation.