Power Input to Weaving Looms Driving Motors

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M. H. Mohamed, P. R. Lord

School of Textiles, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N. C.

J. Eng. Ind 99(1), 65-70 (Feb 01, 1977) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439167 History: Received June 15, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


In this article a method for measuring the instantaneous power input to a motor is described. The wattmeter developed was used to estimate the characteristics of a particular loom motor. Also the fluctuation of the power input to the loom driving motor and the effect of the different loom mechanisms on the power consumed was investigated.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
Topics: Motors , Looms , Engines , Mechanisms
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