issue: October 2007 APPLIANCE Magazine - Part 2: Motors & Air-Moving Devices
page 4 Motors and Air-Moving Devices Efficient to the Core
An APPLIANCE Staff Feature
The motor can be the biggest energy user in an appliance—with the most to offer in potential efficiency improvement.
page 12 Motor Control FOC Algorithms Make Motors More Efficient
by Padmaraja Yedamale, Principal Applications Engineer, Home Appliance Solutions Group, Microchip Technology Inc.
The mantra of appliance makers is to enhance efficiency and reduce the audible noise of their products— with minimum addition to the system cost.