Motor Characteristic

Descriptive metrics that characterize the motor.

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure
Brake horsepower The brake horsepower of the motor before the loss in power caused by the gearbox, alternator, differential, water pump, and other auxiliary components. None
Full load amps Current draw of motor at full capacity. None
Horsepower The nameplate (rated) horsepower of the motor. None
None None None
Not applicable Not applicable None
Other Other None
Phase The phase of the motor None
Pole count The number of pole electromagnetic windings in the motor's stator and used to assign Motor Efficiency. Pole count is always a multiple of 2. None
RPM The number of full revolutions in a unit of time and is used to assign Motor Efficiency. 2008 NR ACM table N2-20 has four speeds: 3600 rpm, 1800 rpm, 1200 rpm, 900 rpm. None
Unknown Unknown None
Variable frequency drive Type of adjustable-speed drive used in electro-mechanical drive systems to control AC motor speed and torque by varying motor input frequency and voltage None
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