Name four appliances wherein an electric motor, a rotating device that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy, is used as an important component. In what respect motors are different from generators?

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 10

An electric motor is a rotating device that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.  The four appliances are:

1). electric fan,

2). water pump,

3). grinder,

4). washing machine.

Difference between electric motor and generator:

Electric Motor
Generator
1. It converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
 1. It converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
2. It works on the principle of the magnetic effect of electricity.
2. It works on the phenomenon of electromagnetic induction.
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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:45

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