electronic commutator

electronic commutator

[i‚lek′trän·ik ′käm·yə‚tād·ər]
(electronics)
An electron-tube or transistor circuit that switches one circuit connection rapidly and successively to many other circuits, without the wear and noise of mechanical switches.
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Despite of great variety of motor types (direct current, electronic commutator motors, synchronous, permanent magnetic field synchronous motors, hysteresis and stepper motors) used, the induction motors are horse of the industry.
For increased flexibility, the electronic commutator (electrical switch) can be mounted remotely and air- or liquid-cooled.
Attached to the patient's heart and aorta, it has a motor that consists of a copper-wave wound stator, a rotating magnet assembly, and an electronic commutator.

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