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This AC motor is really easy to build and the supplies are readily available. All you need are some magnets, wire, and rigid foam. Just be careful when working with AC power!

This project started one night while I was lying in bed trying to visualize how an AC motor worked. I knew that it was different from a DC motor as in it did not require brushes and the speed was controlled by frequency instead of voltage. After some research I came up with this project to better my understanding of AC motors.

Read more about making your own AC Motor / Generator

Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.



  1. piyush says:

    teri maa ki chut gaandu asli project to btata

  2. thrivendra says:

    I am intrest to do the project for aircooler where did I wil get clear information..

  3. APURV says:

    madharchod gare chod lenge

  4. Himanshu $harma says:

    i want to make a air conditioner not ac motor. please suggest me another site.thnx

  5. Adpower AE says:

    Excellent Post About Emergency MELTDOWN Generators Shutdown and AcĀ generator parts.

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