dead-center position

dead-center position

[¦ded ′sen·tər pə′zish·ən]
(electricity)
Position in which a brush would be placed on the commutator of a direct-current motor or generator if the field flux were not distorted by armature reaction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
"Synthesis of a Planar Seven-link Mechanism with Variable Topology for Motion between Two Dead-center Positions." Mechanism and Machine Theory 38: 1271-1287.
"Synthesis of a Seven-Bar Slider Mechanism with Variable Topology for Motion between Two Dead-Center Positions." Proceedings World Congress on Engineering (WCE '10), 1454-1459.