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What if anything would happen if you were to wrap a motor with wire? Around the out side. Answered

Could you pick up any current from the magnetic field of the motor and feed it back into the motor?

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framistan
framistan

Best Answer 11 years ago

Sounds like you are wanting to pick up "wasted" magnetic fields on the outside of the motor to inject back into the motor to increase efficiency???  I dont think that would work.  But, It is good to think creatively and outside the box like that, because you never know what you might discover or learn. Go ahead and try the experiment, but be carefull.  Dont fool around with AC MAINS (house wired) motors (too dangerous).  better stick to small DC battery powered motors for your mad scientist experiments. 

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lemonie
lemonie

11 years ago

You'd change the look of the motor, that's about it really.

L

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tom311571
tom311571

Answer 11 years ago

LOL! Thanks!

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grundisimo
grundisimo

11 years ago

Nothing would happen except a motor that wasn't running.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

11 years ago

Any power you tap off with those coils would be leached from power that should be running the motor. Sorry, no free lunch here.

Remember the laws of thermodynamics: You can't create energy, you can't move it around without losing some, and a closed system becomes more disorderly. Or: You can't win, you can't break even, and you can't get out of the game.

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Re-design
Re-design

Answer 11 years ago

One day that LAW of thermodynamics is going to get broken all to hell.  I hope I'm around to see that.  I'm tired of being limited by it.

But I agree with you answer. (For now.)

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

11 years ago

No, a DC motor would have a non-time varying external field anyway, and AC and DC motors are designed to have as little external flux leakage as possible - leakage fields are inefficient.

Steve