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Old 09-22-2022, 03:50 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Tahoe_Hybrid View Post
alternators are just three phase motors that uses a rectifier to 14.vDC have you ever cracked one open?
Yes they are "just" 3 phase motors with a variable rotor field.

Controlling them is still a problem compared to other motors for the reasons mentioned (also the rotor field is another variable to optimize) and they are less efficient.
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