Machines ranging from simple devices like drills to complex equipment like industrial robots all make use of brushless DC motors that convert electrical energy into rotational motion. BLDC motors offer many advantages over their brushed counterparts.

Read this ebook, featuring animated examples, to learn the basics of BLDC motors, including:

  • A comparison of brushed and brushless DC motors
  • Simulating BLDC motors to observe the back-EMF profile
  • Six-step commutation
  • Motor inner workings and torque generation
  • How three-phase inverters work