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Old 01-10-2009, 02:32 PM   #164 (permalink)
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I find myself confused by the torque/amps - speed/voltage bit. I would have thought that pushing more WATTS would generate more torque. I've never really studied electricity seriously, though...

In essence my question is, why would you generate more torque forcing 12,000 watts through a motor at 12v than the same 12,000 watts through the same motor at 700v (assuming the motor can handle it, of course)?

Also, is this behavior the same in 3-phase AC motors?
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