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Old 15-11-17, 07:34 PM   #11
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It is indeed series-wound, and as per my previous post, unsuitable for generating under normal conditions. There can only be excitation when external current is flowing, but the voltage rises with the current making it uncontrollable for many kinds of load. Historically, series-wound high-voltage generators were used for series-connected arc lighting in the very early years of electric light. But that was a constant-current circuit and what you want is constant voltage, for which a shunt or compound machine is needed. FWIW any motor of 5000rpm is likely to be series-wound.
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Old 15-11-17, 08:07 PM   #12
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Oh well, back to the drawing board
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